5 Ingredient Homemade Lemon Curd


Homemade Lemon Curd

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Lemon curd is a simple sweet treat that creates a sunbeam explosion in your mouth. This bright and tangy custard is sure to brighten even the darkest day.

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5 Ingredient Homemade Lemon Curd

Delicious tangy and sweet custard is the perfect companion to muffins, breads, cookies, or even alone.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American



  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, (1/2 stick)



  • Combine eggs, sugar, and lemon juice with whisk in double boiler over medium heat. Whisk continually to avoid scrambled eggs.
  • Add butter one tablespoon at a time and continue whisking until mixture reaches pudding consistency.
  • Strain through fine mesh if there are any scrambled egg pieces in the custard.
  • Stir in lemon zest and chill covered in refrigerator. Curd can be stored for up to a week.
Keyword curd, custard, lemon, pudding, sweet, tangy


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