Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd

6 ingredients
230 calories
15 min cook time


6 total
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
5 large egg yolks
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
½ cup lemon juice
1 cup granulated sugar


Prep: 8
Cook: 15
Wait: 60
Serving: 6
Step 2
Whisk egg yolks in small bowl. Slowly whisk about half of lemon mixture into egg yolks. Slowly whisk egg yolk mixture into remaining lemon mixture in saucepan.
Preparation: 5 min
Step 4
Remove from heat. Whisk a few pieces of butter into lemon mixture. Whisk to melt completely before adding more butter.
Preparation: 3 min
Step 1
Combine sugar, lemon juice, lemon peel and salt in medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Heat over medium heat, stirring frequently, until hot but not boiling.
Cooking: 10 min
Step 3
Cook, whisking constantly, for 5 to 8 minutes or until thickened. Reduce temperature as needed to prevent mixture from boiling.
Cooking: 5 min
Step 6
Serve with berries and whipped cream, if desired. Or serve over cake slices or as a cake filling.
Presentation: 2 min
Step 5
Pour into a serving bowl; press a sheet of plastic wrap onto surface of lemon curd. Refrigerate before serving.
Waiting: 60 min

Nutrition Information

230 calories per serving
Serving size: 6
9.57g fat
35.40g carbs
2.39g protein
% DV*
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 169mg
Sodium 57mg
Carbohydrates 35g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 34g
Protein 2g
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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