Lemon Curd
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 8+
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp grated lemon rind
  • 2 eggs
  • ⅔ cup fresh lemon juice (about 3 large lemons)
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  1. Combine the sugar, lemon rind and eggs in a saucepan and stir them with a whisk over medium heat for 3 minutes or until the sugar dissolves and the mixture turns pale.
  2. Stir in the lemon juice and the butter and cook the mixture for another 5 minutes or until the sauce thinly coats the back of a wooden spoon, stirring constantly with a whisk.
  3. Remove the lemon curd from the heat and let it cool.
  4. Place it in a sealed container and let it chill so that it continues to thicken.
  5. Store the lemon curd in a sealed container in the refrigerator.
Recipe by Itsy Bitsy Foodies at http://itsybitsyfoodies.com/lemon-curd/