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Easy Hollandaise Sauce

This Easy Hollandaise Sauce uses a blender to create a smooth, creamy, buttery homemade Hollandaise sauce.
Categories Sauce
Difficulty Easy
Keyword easy hollandaise, hollandaise sauce uses, sweet hollandaise sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 441 kcal
Author A Sweet Pea Chef


  • 1 cup unsalted butter 2 sticks
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt plus more to taste
  • optional: pinch of cayenne pepper for kick of heat
  • optional: Add to 1 lb. of steamed asparagus


  1. Melt butter in microwave (for approximately 1 minute) or in a saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Combine egg yolks, lemon juice, kosher salt and cayenne pepper, if desired, in blender. Blend on high until mixture turns light yellow in color., approximately 30-60 seconds.
  3. With the blender running on high, very slowly drizzle the hot, melted butter into egg yolk mixture. The mixture will start to thicken and will splash up against the sides of the blender as the emulsion forms. Continue to add the butter until fully incorporated. Season with kosher salt as needed.
  4. Pour over steamed asparagus.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Hollandaise Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 441 Calories from Fat 438
% Daily Value*
Fat 48.7g75%
Saturated Fat 30.1g151%
Cholesterol 231.6mg77%
Sodium 130.4mg5%
Carbohydrates 0.8g0%
Sugar 0.2g0%
Protein 2.1g4%
Vitamin A 2350IU47%
Vitamin C 2.5mg3%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.