Rich and creamy lemon curd

Rich and creamy lemon curd


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About this recipe: This lemon curd is lovely and creamy. It's perfect for topping scones or as a filling for sponge cake. Delicious!


Serves: 10 

  • 3 eggs
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 80ml lemon juice
  • 60g butter
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:4hr chilling  ›  Ready in:4hr20min 

  1. Whisk eggs, sugar and lemon juice in a double boiler over simmering water until mixed well, then continue to stir until thick, 7 to 10 minutes.
  2. Drain through a sieve to get rid of lumps. Fold in butter until well incorporated. Mix in lemon zest. Cover curd and chill in the fridge until it has thickened, about 4 hours.

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