For fruits especially, but suitable for lettuce, cabbage, beets, celery or carrots.
1 cup heavy cream or 2/3 cup light cream
3 tablespns. sugar 3 large eggs
3 tablespns. lemon juice
Beat cream, sugar and eggs in inner cup of double boiler; cook as for custard, set dish in cold water; add the lemon juice gradually, stirring, then a trifle of salt, strain.
2/3 only of the cream may be cooked and the remainder whipped and added to cold dressing. In substituting sour cream for sweet, use 1-1 1/2 tablespn. only of lemon juice.