A Lemon Sauce Recipe for Topping Gingerbread Pancakes

Lemon Sauce Recipe


This recipe is a delightful sauce that is light and not too sweet, is a wonderful complement to our Gingerbread Pancake Recipe.


  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1 Tbs cornstarch
  • 1/4 Tsp nutmeg
  • 1 Cup hot water
  • 1 Tbs butter
  • 1/2 Tsp grated lemon zest
  • 1 1/2 Tbs lemon juice


In a medium saucepan mix the sugar, cornstarch and nutmeg. Cook over medium head, stirring constantly, until the mixture is thick and clear. Add butter, lemon zest and lemon juice, stirring until the butter melts.

Serve hot.

Lemon Sauce Recipe Notes

This sauce can be prepared ahead of time, refrigerated, and then reheated before serving.

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