Lemon Fruit Salad Dressing

Grandma's Grandma made this a staple at every holiday dinnr.
Course fruit, Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 115 kcal


  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice Approx. 2 lemons
  • 1 tsp butter


  • Boil first 4 ingredients in a double boiler until mixture thicken. Stir often.
  • Remove from heat and add butter.
  • When cool refrigerate in a glass covered jar.


This dressing keeps a long time in the fridge. We use it on fresh fruit salad or a winter mix of frozen or canned fruit cocktail. Make sure  you add the bananas right before serving.


Calories: 115kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 89mgPotassium: 24mgFiber: 1gSugar: 25gVitamin A: 61IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 8mgIron: 1mg
Keyword fruit salad, lemon