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Homemade Lemon Curd


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  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (usually requires 1-2 lemons)
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 3 Tbl butter (unsalted)



Step 1

1. Combine all ingredients in the top of a double boiler (or in a metal bowl over a pot of simmering water).
2. Heat while stirring (almost) constantly with a whisk, until mixture thickens.
3. It is done when it is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
4. Remove from heat, cover and refrigerate until cool.
5. Store in the refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

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