Lemon Curd | How to make Lemon Curd

By Ruchira Hoon  |  4th Mar 2016  |  
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About Lemon Curd Recipe

A versatile condiment that can be used to fill cakes, use as toppings on ice cream and can simply be enjoyed as a spread

Lemon Curd, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Lemon Curd by Ruchira Hoon will definitely help you in its preparation. The Lemon Curd can be prepared within 10 minutes. The time taken for cooking Lemon Curd is 20 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 6 people. The recipe details out how to make Lemon Curd step by step. The detailed explanation makes Lemon Curd so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Lemon Curd can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Lemon Curd from BetterButter.

Lemon Curd

Ingredients to make Lemon Curd

  • 3 Large eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 60 grams butter, at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp lemon extract, optional

How to make Lemon Curd

  1. Place a bowl over a double boiler, whisk together eggs, sugar, and lemon juice until blended. Stir constantly and let it cook for at least 10 minutes or until it looks like a thick sauce.
  2. Remove from heat and strain immediately to remove any lumps. Whisk in the butter until it melts completely.
  3. Add in the lemon zest, salt and lemon extract if using. Keep stirring until cool. Store in a air tight container for up to 2 weeks.

Reviews for Lemon Curd (1)

Yasmin Bharmala year ago

do we have to use whole eggs or just the yolk?