Lemon Curd Recipe

Looking for an easy lemon curd recipe? Learn how to make lemon curd using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by oreopuppies

Makes 16 servings



very lemony curd to go with the lemon cheese cake

Recipe Ingredients for lemon curd

4 tablespoons lemon zest
8 tablespoons lemon juice
1 large egg
1 large egg yolk
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons butter cut into bits

Recipe Directions for lemon curd

in a double boiler, combine zest, juice, egg, egg yolk, and sugar over gently simmering water. whisk until hot and frothy, about 5 minutes. gradually whisk in butter and continue whisking 7 minutes or until thickened and coats back of spoon. remove from heat and cool for 30 minutes.
Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 21.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
47
Calories from Fat
18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.0g
3%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
15mg
1%
Potassium
18mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
7.2g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
6.5g
Protein
0.6g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in cholesterol
  • Very high in sugar
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