Easy Squeezy Lemon Curd Recipe
Recipe type: Condiments
  • 5 egg yolks
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • zest from 4 lemons
  • ½ cup lemon juice (freshly squeezed from above lemons)
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  1. Whisk together egg yolks in a medium bowl and set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan heat sugar, lemon zest and lemon juice over medium heat until sugar completely dissolves and mixture simmers just slightly around the edges.
  3. Whisk in butter, one tablespoon at a time until incorporated.
  4. Temper the egg yolks by adding two tablespoons of hot liquid into the yolks while whisking. Then slowly pour the tempered yolks into the saucepan while whisking constantly.
  5. Heat until the mixture thickens and coats the back of a wooden spoon. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  6. Store in the refrigerator until ready to use.
Recipe by Life Your Way at https://lifeyourway.net/easy-squeezy-lemon-curd/