- 2 egg yolks
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup very cold butter
- Add egg yolks, lemon juice and salt to a small saucepan.
- Add butter slowly and stir mixture while cooking over low heat.
- Continue to stir until butter is melted and sauce has thickened.
- Do not get sauce too hot.
Makes 1 cup.