Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd

Also called lemon butter, this is a slightly thick spread that is sweet and lemony.



  1. 2 Lemons
  2. 1/2 Cup Sugar
  3. 3 egg yolks


20 mins
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    Zest the lemons.

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    Juice lemons and add to a small saucepan.

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    Add sugar, egg yolks, and zest.

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    Cook over low heat ~10 minutes. (You can also use a double boiler, or boil water in a larger saucepan and cook in that.)

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    Let cool to room temperature. Remove to a smaller container and chill in the refrigerator.

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    This lemon curd can be used as a filling for French Macarons.

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