Lemon Curd | How to make Lemon Curd

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ByRuchira Hoon
Created on 4th Mar 2016
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  • By Ruchira Hoon
    Created on 4th Mar 2016

About Lemon Curd

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 mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Ruchira Hoon. Lemon Curd is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Lemon Curd is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Lemon Curd by Ruchira Hoon is perfect to serve 6 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Lemon Curd.

  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves6People
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 Bharmal10 months ago
do we have to use whole eggs or just the yolk?