4 Ingredient Hollandaise Sauce

step-by-step recipe

What makes this hollandaise the best?

It's rich and mild, with a silky texture and buttery flavor!


– egg yolks – lemon juice – unsalted butter  – cayenne pepper

Step 1

Whisk egg yolk and lemon juice together in a heatproof bowl. In a separate bowl, melt the butter.

Step 2

Place the bowl with the egg mixture over a pan of simmering water without allowing the water to touch the bowl.

Step 3

Whisk the melted butter into the egg mixture and stir. Mix in the cayenne pepper once it thickens.

What to Serve with Hollandaise Sauce?


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