Perfect Lemon Curd recipe

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¾ cup fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
¾ cup sugar
3 eggs
½ cup unsalted butter, cubed

Nutrition Info

138.1 calories
carbohydrate: 14 g
cholesterol: 66.8 mg
fat: 8.9 g
fiber: 0.1 g
protein: 1.7 g
saturatedFat: 5.2 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 18.7 mg
sugar: 13 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. In a 2 quart saucepan, combine lemon juice, lemon zest, sugar, eggs, and butter. Cook over medium-low heat until thick enough to hold marks from whisk, and first bubble appears on surface, about 6 minutes.

Recipe Yield

1 2/3 cups

Recipe Note

Wonderfully tart, classic English lemon curd...perfect with scones and tea.

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