Summer heat brings cool treats and these tangy lemon flavoured pudding pops are almost as much fun to make as they are to eat.
One lemon provides about 31 mg of vitamin C, which at 51% of the suggested daily intake, making them a good source of vitamin C. Eating fruits ( and vegetables) with vitamin C reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke. The soluble fiber in citrus fruits can also assist in improving digestive health. To do so however, means that not just the juice needs to be consumed but the pulp also. Two of several reasons lemons are associated magically with cleansing and purification.
You will need:
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
2 1/2 cups milk
3 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons finely grated lemon zest
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
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