Perfect Lemon Curd

Stacey Norwood

By
@Norwizzle

I finally took my mother's advice and tried the microwave method for making lemon curd. She always said it was foolproof and she was right! Couldn't have been easier, and it's creamy, tart and delicious.


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Serves:

Makes 2 cups

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
lemon juice, fresh
1/2 c
butter, cubed
3
eggs, lightly beaten
1 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
lemon zest, grated

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Strain lemon juice through a fine sieve to remove any pulp or seeds.
2
In a microwave-safe glass bowl, melt butter. In a separate bowl, whisk together lemon juice, sugar and eggs.
3
Slowly whisk lemon juice mixture into butter, whisking constantly to avoid curdling.
4
Microwave on HIGH at 1-minute intervals, whisking well, until curd coats the back of a spoon. Three to four rounds in the microwave should do it.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Spreads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #lemon, #curd, #lemons