Homemade Lemon Curd

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  • 1/2 cup(s) fresh lemon juice
  • 8 tablespoon(s) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup(s) sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 teaspoon(s) grated lemon zest


  1. In a bowl set over a pan of simmering water, whisk together lemon juice, butter, sugar, eggs and salt until butter melts and mixture thickens and coats back of a wooden spoon, abut 25 minute (do not let it boil).
  2. Strain mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into another bowl and stir in zest. Cover with plastic wrap, pressing directly onto surface. Let cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until chilled.
October 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by Louise518 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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