Lemon Pie Filling

For large-quantity measurements.

Ingredients U.S. Metric
Water 14 fl oz 400 mL
Sugar 7 oz 200 g
Egg yolks 2.5 oz 75 g
Cornstarch 1.5 oz 45 g
Sugar 2 oz 60 g
Salt 0.025 oz (⅛ tsp) 0.5 g
Lemon zest, grated 0.16 oz (2 tsp) 5 g
Butter 1 oz 30 g
Lemon juice 3 fl oz 90 mL
Ingredients U.S. Metric
Water 4 pt 2000 mL
Sugar 1 lb 500 g
Egg yolks 10 oz 300 g
Cornstarch 6 oz 180 g
Sugar 8 oz 250 g
Lemon zest, grated 0.5 oz 15 g
Butter 4 oz 125 g
Lemon juice 8 oz 250 mL

Method

Follow the procedure for vanilla cream filling, but use the above ingredients. Note that the lemon juice is added after the filling is thickened.