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English Lemon Curd

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars
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"Lemony tart and just a little sweet. Wonderful on scones or croissants."
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Ingredients

53 m servings 61
Original recipe yields 48 servings (3 cups)

Directions

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  1. Combine lemon juice, eggs, butter, sugar, and lemon zest in a 2-quart saucepan; cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until curd is thick and just beginning to boil, about 8 minutes.
  2. Remove curd from heat and cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally to keep the surface soft, about 30 minutes. Pour curd into clean jars, seal, and store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 61 calories; 4.5 5 0.9 33 9 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I used the recipe exactly as it is. Perfection. After refrigerating it was a perfect thickness. Tart, delightful. Great use for my backyard lemons!!

Most helpful critical review

It was too runny

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I used the recipe exactly as it is. Perfection. After refrigerating it was a perfect thickness. Tart, delightful. Great use for my backyard lemons!!

I've never had lemon curd so I can't compare to anything but this is lemony! Great recipe to use up some of the lemons leftover from making limoncello. The only deviation was using 3/4 cup suga...

After my local grocery store had huge bags of lemons for only $1 per bag I had to find something creative to do with all those lemons. This was the perfect recipe. I couldn't believe it was so s...

First time making this. The color is beautiful; tastes great and leaves you wanting more. However, does the recipe really call for 1/4 cup of zest, or is this a typo.

Great recipe. Made lots. Used up the lemons.

It was too runny

Super easy recipe! Followed it exactly and timing was perfect. Makes about 2 1/2 pints of lemon curd.