Makes 2 cups

Uses up egg yolks left over from Pavlovas (wonderful with potato salad to which chopped boiled eggs can be added)

  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 tbsp softened butter
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • heaped teasp dry mustard
  • teasp salt 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 4-6 tbsp milk

Cream butter and sugar, add mustard and salt. Carefully add beaten egg yolks, beating to combine. Slowly stir in vinegar. Place all in double boiler and stir until thick, do not boil. Before serving thin with milk to the consistency of cream. Keep refrigerated in lidded jar. For lime mayonnaise, substitute lime juice for vinegar.