Homemade Lemon Curd Recipe
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Lemon Curd

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins


  • 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.