Lemon Curd Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Lemon juice1⁄4 Pint
 Butter2 Ounce
 Caster sugar12 Ounce

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2036 Calories from Fat 538

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 61 g93.7%

Saturated Fat 33.8 g168.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 756.4 mg

Sodium 217.4 mg9.1%

Total Carbohydrates 352 g117.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.48 g1.9%

Sugars 344.3 g

Protein 20 g39.6%

Vitamin A 43.4% Vitamin C 92%

Calcium 10.1% Iron 15.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Grate the lemon rind and squeeze the juice. Make it about ΒΌ pint juice.
2. Add juice, rind, sugar and butter to the top of a double boiler or keep it in a bowl of hot water.
3. Heat the saucepan gently until butter softens and sugar integrates.
4. Add the lightly beaten eggs and stir the mixture continuously over low heat until it thickens and starting coating the back of the spoon.
5. Cool the mixture and ad it to small freezer cartons.

6. Serve the lemon curd as a dessert spread.