Lemon Curd Recipe

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Lemon Curd



Since we have a lemon tree,I'm always looking for lemon recipes. I found this recipe in Cooking A to Z. The curd was flavorful, tart and sweet .I used 4 large lemons.I cooked it about 20 minutes but I guess it depends on your stove.

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Makes 3 cups


juice and grated rind of 4 to 5 lemons
1 1/2 c sugar
1 c butter,cut in pieces
5 eggs,beaten

Directions Step-By-Step

In a double boiler combine juice,rind,sugar and butter;stir over medium heat until sugar has dissolved and butter has melted.
Add eggs and beat with a whisk to combine,then continue stirring with a wooden spoon until mixture coats back of spoon.Do not let mixture boil or it will curdle.
Strain through a fine sieve to remove rind and refine to a creamy consistency. Cool,then refrigerate.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts