Lemon Curd

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A nice simple  and sweet recipe for everyone’s favourite jam. I remember eating lemon curd at my Great Grandparents after school when I was young. My granddad would watch horse racing and smoke his pipe while my Nana made me jam sandwiches, tea and a bourbon biscuit. This recipe makes one jar (2 lemons a jar, I would say).

What You Need:

2 Lemons (rind and juice), 2 whole eggs, 2 egg yolks, 150g preserve sugar, 100g unsalted butter.

First whisk the eggs and sugar until combined. Melt the butter in a saucepan, add the egg mixture and the lemon juice and rind. On a low heat, keep stirring the yellow sweetness until thick, take off the heat and cool. Put the mixture in a nice sterilised recycled jar, store in the refrigerator. You could also try the recipe with limes, cranberries or tangerines for delectable variety.

Simple and Sweet, Lemon Curd-tastic.

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9 responses to “Lemon Curd

  1. I love lemon curd! I use this recipe:
    http://www.deliaonline.com/recipes/main-ingredient/lemon/lemon-curd.html

    I’ll bookmark yours to try for when I can find some more unwaxed lemons :0)

  2. diveangel

    I really like it and need to try it one day.

  3. lfurze

    Sounds good, some good recipes on here!

  4. saucylittledish

    Hi Michael,

    Love your pics – thanks for commenting!

    http://www.saucylittledish.wordpress.com

  5. Look Out! The Cute!

    This sounds sooo lovely! It seems fairly simple and yet, still completely intimidating when I think about making it. Truly a sign that I should! Thanks for all the inspiration!

    Yrs,
    Allison/Look Out! The Cute!
    http://www.lookoutthecute.wordpress.com

  6. littleravensworld

    Hi thanks for your comment on my CupCake post, I am just about to type the recipe out, so if you want to give my humble (but never-failing) Simplicity Chocolate Cake recipe a try please go right ahead.
    I love your blog, food is so inspiring, and i have always had a soft spot for sweets. I think I might give this cake a try, it looks delicious!
    xox LittleRaven

  7. Your recipes look great, I love lemon curd!
    I lived in South Korea, too, and have now been back in Canada for two years. I miss Korea! Can’t wait to see your Korean recipes.
    Best wishes.

  8. Ah, I’ve been looking for a good lemon curd recipe, I will definitely have to try this one. I used to work for a pastry chef who went to the French Culinary Institute and her lemon curd was out of this world! Sadly I lost the recipe to it though, been looking for once since!

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