Lemon Curd

Posted May 19, 2012 by Marc Gottlieb
Thick, rich, sweet tart lemon curd goes on and in a wide variety of desserts. Always make extra because you won't resist the urge to take "another" taste.

Posted in : Cuisines :
  • Prep Time : 10 min
  • Cook Time : 15 min
  • Ready Time : 25 min


2 servings


  • 100 mililiters fresh lemon juice
  • zest from one lemon
  • 100 grams sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 whole eggs
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 50 grams margarine


  1. Whisk together lemon juice, zest, sugar and salt in a small sauce pan over medium heat.
  2. Lower the heat or temper the eggs and whisk the eggs in.
  3. Continue whisking until the curd thickens and just begins to bubble.
  4. Remove from heat, cut in and whisk the butter or margarine until incorporated.
  5. Chill one hour or overnight, or use immediately in recipes that call for lemon curd filling.



Nutritional Information

Servings Per Recipe: 2 servings

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 459

  • Total Fat: 25.1g
  • Cholesterol: 240mg
  • Sodium: 267mg
  • Total Carbs: 55.2g
  •     Dietary Fiber: g
  • Protein: 4.8g