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Lemon Curd

Use lemon curd as a tart filling for cakes, tarts or meringues.


  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces

  • 1 tsp lemon zest


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    Whisk together lemon juice, eggs and yolk, and sugar. Whisk in butter and add lemon zest. Place bowl over a pot of simmering water and whisk steadily, but gently, until curd becomes thick and pale and creamy, about 10-15 minutes. Remove from heat and chill until ready to use.

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Posted by Nova CReport
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I love to see Anna add dressed up to cook. She's my ideal cook. I splash and spill and wipe my hands down my pant legs, however it does still turn out in the end. I give the lemon curd 5 stars. It's delicious. Sharon W.