← Back to Search Results
Hollandaise Sauce

Photo by: Joey De Leo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

Hollandaise is easily made in a blender or food processor. Egg yolks, lemon juice, and seasonings are blended and the clarified butter is incorporated in a slow steady stream. This is a fail-safe method; however, the flavor of the lightly cooked yolks and the whisking in of the butter result in a fluffier and richer tasting sauce.

Yield: Makes about 1 cup

Ingredients

  • 3 egg yolks, at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • 1 tablespoon cold unsalted butter
  • 1/4 pound plus 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, clarified

Directions

Off the heat, whisk the egg yolks in a non-aluminum saucepan until they become thick and lemony in color. Add the lemon juice and seasonings.  Add the cold butter and place the saucepan over very low heat, whisking constantly until the mixture thickens and becomes creamy.  Remove from the heat.

Beat the mixture with the whisk, adding the melted butter in droplets. When the sauce begins to take on the thickness of heavy cream, start adding the butter in a steady stream. 

Taste for seasoning and hold, off the heat, on a warm corner of the stove.


© Christopher Idone
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 16 servings and includes 1/4 teaspoon of added salt.

93kcal (5%)
7mg (1%)
0mg (1%)
91mcg RAE (3%)
8mg
0mg
1g
0g
0g
0g
64mg (21%)
39mg (2%)
6g (31%)
10g (16%)
0mg (1%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

usa-cookbook U.S.A. Cookbook
by Sheila Lukins
salmon-a-cookbook Salmon: A Cookbook
by Diane Morgan
mexican-everyday Mexican Everyday
by Rick Bayless
urban-italian-simple-recipes-and-true-stories-from-a-life-in-food Urban Italian: Simple Recip...
by Andrew Carmellini
american-masala American Masala
by Suvir Saran
the-asian-grandmothers-cookbook The Asian Grandmothers Cook...
by Patricia Tanumihardja
rice Rice
by Bonnie Tandy Leblang, Joanne Lamb Hayes
everyday-chinese-cooking Everyday Chinese Cooking
by Katie Chin, Leeann Chin
the-new-basics-cookbook The New Basics Cookbook
by Sheila Lukins, Julee Rosso
Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay

Sign in to Cookstr

Keep me logged in
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?