Luscious Lemon Curd

1 and 1/2 cups sugar
3 Tbs cornstarch
3 Tbs all-purpose flour
dash salt
1 and 1/2 cups hot water

3 slightly beaten egg yolks
2 Tbs butter
1 Tbls grated lemon peel
1/3 cup freshly squeezed
lemon juice

In saucepan, mix sugar, cornstarch, flour and salt. Gradually add hot water, stirring constantly. Cook and stir over moderately high heat till mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from heat. Stir 1 heaping Tbls. of hot mixture into egg yolks, then 3 more, one at a time; return to hot mixture. Bring to a boil and cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat;
add butter and lemon peel. Slowly add
lemon juice, mixing well. Serve
warm or chill thoroughly,
for a cool summer