Hollandaise Sauce

This is the sauce that makes the famous "Eggs Benedict," eggs benedict!

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 4 tbs. heavy cream
  • 2 tbs. butter
  • 1 tbs. lemon juice
  • 1 tbs. white vinegar
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of sugar
  • chicken-broth (optional)
  • dash of hot sauce
  1. Combine all ingredients except the white vinegar and chicken broth in the top of a double boiler, over boiling water. Stir until thick, about 3 minutes. Note: Do not reheat or cover the pot. Thin if needed with the chicken broth. Stir in the vinegar immediately.