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Lemon Curd Recipe

A simple lemon curd recipe that turns any dessert into something elegant and delicious.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 3 lemons zested
  • 1 ½ cup sugar
  • 1 stick butter room temp
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 lemons juiced
  • tsp salt


  • Zest the three lemons over the 1 ½ cups of sugar a in a food processor and then pulse so that the lemon zest is minced into the sugar.
  • Cream the butter into the sugar mixture and then beat in the eggs one at a time. Add in the lemon juice and salt and mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into a saucepan and cook over low heat until the lemon curd begins to thicken. Be sure to stir constantly {about 10 minutes}.
  • Can in a pint size mason jar and refrigerate.