Easy Lemon Curd

  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Persons: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Ingredients
  • 3   eggs
  • 1 cup (250 mL) sugar
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) lemon juice
  • 6 tbsp (90 mL) butter, cut into 1/2-in. (1-cm) slices
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon zest
  1. Instructions
  2. In (3-qt./2.8-L) Saucepan, bring 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) of water to a simmer over medium-low heat. In Double Boiler, whisk eggs, sugar and lemon juice using Stainless Whisk. Set Double Boiler over simmering water in Saucepan. Cook, whisking constantly, 6-8 minutes or until mixture thickens and registers 160°F (71°C) using Digital Pocket Thermometer.
  3. Remove Double Boiler from heat. Add butter and lemon zest; whisk until melted and smooth. Refrigerate lemon curd 2 hours or until set. Serve with pound cake, angel food cake, fresh berries, scones or biscuits.