Less than 30 minutes
Makes ¾ cup
- 2 egg yolks
- 1 Tbsp (15ml) lemon juice
- Pinch salt
- ½ cup (125ml) melted butter, still warm
- Pinch cayenne pepper or paprika (optional)
- Blitz together egg yolks, lemon juice and salt for 1-2 minutes, until the colour lightens slightly.
- Pour in melted butter in a thin stream while blending, until smooth.
- Season well and add cayenne or paprika, if using.