Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd

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20 m servings
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  1. In the top of a double boiler, beat eggs and sugar. Stir in lemon juice, butter and lemon peel. Cook over simmering water for 15 minutes or until thickened.

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Deliciously lemony! I cooked mine in the microwave stirring at one minute intervals until the curd coated the back of a spoon. Worked perfectly, and much easier and quicker than using the double...

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This was very easy to make. For some reason mine ended up having a little bit of a metal taste. I don't know if my lemons were to ripe, or if it is because I used a wire wisk. I think I will giv...

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Deliciously lemony! I cooked mine in the microwave stirring at one minute intervals until the curd coated the back of a spoon. Worked perfectly, and much easier and quicker than using the double...

This was the best lemon curd I have tasted. I actually doubled the recipe and made it into a lemon meringue pie. Super easy to make. Thanks for sharing.

Excellent lemon curd! Very easy to make. I've enjoyed it on blueberry scones, in a tart topped with raspberry coulis, and plain. One note: when the curd begins to thicken, remove it from the ...

Very fast and easy. I have mde this several times and used both fresh lemon juice and bottled, and both turn out great. The fresh juice gives it a little extra tartness. Also, if someone is t...

I haven't tried this recipe yet, but I was wondering if you could preserve it by canning the curd in canning jars? Joan

Nice recipe. I liked the ease of preparation, the consistency, and the perfect balance between sweet and tart. I used this to fill the 2-layer "Lemon Gold Cake" also from this site and it was j...

Great googale! This was more than wonderful! I made it for our Women's Tea at church and it was all gone! The cooking time for me was around 30 minutes before thickening up. **Up-Date** I mad...

This is an absolutely FABULOUS recipe! I made several different flavors while experimenting and they all came out great! I package my own scone mixes and I served some of the curds that I made w...

Mmm wonderful recipe... this lemon curd is not too sweet and has the perfect hit of tangy lemon flavour. Very, very easy to make. I made two batches- first batch was delicious but I forgot to ad...

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