Quick and Easy Lemon Curd

Lynette !


This curd can be used in many recipes... some to follow!!


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2 cups
15 Min
10 Min


How to Make Quick and Easy Lemon Curd


  1. Beat butter and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating just until blended after each addition. Gradually add the lemon juice to the butter mixture, beating at low speed just until blended after each addition; stir in zest. (Mixture will look curdled). Transfer to a 3 quart microwave safe bowl.
  3. Microwave at High for 5 minutes, stirring at 1 minute intervals. Microwave, stirring at 30 second intervals, 1 to 2 minutes longer or until the mixture thickens and coats the back of a spoon, and starts to mound slightly when stirred.
  4. Place heavy duty plastic wrap directly on the warm curd (to prevent a film from forming) and chill for 4 hours or until firm. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

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About Quick and Easy Lemon Curd

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American

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