Lemon Curd

A zesty little sweet treat…


1 cup of granulated sugar

8 large egg yolks

2/3 cup fresh lemon juice

ΒΌ tsp coarse salt (we recommend JQD!)

10 TBS unsalted butter, cut in 10 slices

1 TBS finely grated lemon zest

In a non-reactive saucepan mix the sugar and yolks together until blended. Add the juice and salt and mix well. Place over medium high heat. Add the butter and stir constantly with a whisk for about 5 minutes until the sauce coats the back of a wooden spoon. You will see bubbles around the edges of the pan. Remove from heat and strain through a fine sieve. Stir in the lemon zest. Pour into a container and cover with plastic wrap, pressing it to the surface of the curd. Refrigerate for 2 hours before using. Can be kept refrigerated for up to 2 weeks. Use on cakes, in tarts, on scones or fresh berries.


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