Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd

1 cup lemon juice

zest from 2 lemons

2 1/2 cups sugar

8 eggs

2 egg yolks

1/2 cup butter

Combine first 5 ingredients in a heat proof bowl and whisk to combine. Place bowl over saucepan with simmering water. Do not allow water to touch bottom of bowl . Stir until mixture is thick , remove from heat and stir in butter which has been cut into pieces.  Allow to cool and store refrigerated in airtight container.

13 thoughts on “Lemon Curd

  1. Thanks for posting this recipe. I almost bought some lemon curd on my last grocery trip, but set it back on the shelf due to the price. For some odd reason, I have never ever thought to make this. Have you ever made up several jars and canned them?

  2. OMG!! you are an angel!!! I was going to look on the web for a Lemon Curd recipe, and BAM!!! I thought. Let me check the blogs first. BINGo!! I will surely use yours. I want to fill some spice cake, cupcakes in the middle with a suprise lemon curd before frosting them. I will let you know how it turns out. Thank You!!! Happy blogging!!!

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  4. Reblogged this on Hiptwobesquare's Blog and commented:
    Ok, so I desperately needed some lemon curd. here in Illinois. This is not easy to find. Fresh and delicious. So I tried this and BAM!! its to die for!!! I promise I will post pics as soon as I get my new camera. Try it, you won’t regret it. Thank you maggiesonebuttkitchen.

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