This lemon curd is smooth, sweet, and tangy with little bits of lemon zest to make your mouth happy. It’s wonderful for cupcake filling, waffle topping, or cookie dipping.
Actually, the sky’s the limit on the possibilities! Plus, it’s not difficult to make, using only three ingredients. For the highly rewarding finished product, this simple lemon curd is well worth a little effort!
Easy Step-By-Step Instructions for Lemon Curd
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Free Printable Recipe for Lemon Curd
- 6 egg yolks
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- ½ cup fresh lemon juice approximately 2 lemons
- 2 tablespoons lemon zest approximately 2 lemons
- In a bowl, over a double boiler set to medium heat, cook all ingredients, whisking constantly. Cook until just before boiling. Remove from heat, and allow to cool completely. Refrigerate, or use immediately.
This recipe yields about 2 cups of lemon curd.