Lemon Curd

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 40
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 31.1
  • Total Fat: 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.5 mg
  • Sodium: 17.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 0.5 g

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Goes very well with breads and cakes! Goes very well with breads and cakes!
Number of Servings: 40


    1 cup plus 2 tbsp sugar
    1 tbsp cornstarch
    1/8 tsp salt
    1 cup fresh lemon juice (about 5 medium lemons)
    3 large eggs
    2 tbsp butter
    1 tsp grated lemon rind



• Combine the first 3 ingredients in a medium, heavy saucepan, stirring with a whisk. Stir in juice and eggs; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly with a whisk. Reduce heat, and simmer 1 minute or until thick, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; add butter and lemon rind, stirring gently until butter melts.
• Spoon mixture into a medium bowl; cool. Cover and chill at least 6 hours or overnight (mixture will thicken as it cools).

Yield: 2 ½ cups
Serving size: 1 tbsp

Number of Servings: 40

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JKAPLAN86.

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  • Excellent! Thanks for sharing! - 6/11/11

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  • Very Good
    Great lemon curd. This was easy to make. I used in it a layered dessert with a crust and cream cheese. - 11/27/09

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