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Easy Lemon Curd Recipe


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Easy Lemon Curd Recipe

Homemade Lemon Curd is easy to make and tastes divine on a muffin or scone. This easy lemon curd recipe is shockingly easy to make and you will impress the family or guests when you serve it with muffins at breakfast.


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Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons fine lemon zest
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated white sugar
  • 1 stick of softened butter
  • 5 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Zest and juice approximately 3 large lemons. (You may need more or less depending on the size of the lemons.)
  2. In a stand mixer or large bowl with a hand-held mixer beat the lemon zest and sugar 2 minutes, to release the oils.
  3. Add the butter and beat for about 1 minute.
  4. Add the eggs, one at a time, scraping the bowl in between.
  5. Beat for 2 minutes until a light yellow.
  6. Add the lemon juice and beat for 2 minutes.
  7. Transfer the mixture to a 2-quart stainless steel saucepan.
  8. Heat on medium high, whisking all the time and bring to a low boil.
  9. Cook continually whisking until thickened, about 4 minutes. Using an instant-read thermometer make sure it has reached at least 175 F. degrees.
  10. Lemon curd should be the consistency of a cream sauce.
  11. Transfer from the hot pot to a large bowl without scrapping any darkened bits from the bottom of the pot.
  12. Allow to cool to room temperature.
  13. Pour the lemon curd into a mason jar or bowl and refrigerate.
  14. Keeps for about 2 weeks refrigerated.
  15. Makes about 24 ounces.

  • Category: Condiment
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon
  • Calories: 180
  • Sugar: 10.6g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.3g
  • Fiber: 0.6g
  • Protein: 6.9g

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