A simple lemon curd that only requires 5 ingredients! You won't need to separate eggs, use an electrical appliance or temper anything. Just one saucepan and a whisk and you're good to go!
This is a super simple, 5 ingredient lemon curd that requires no thermometers, tempering or even separation of the eggs yolks from the whites. All you need to do is dump everything into a saucepan and stir, stir, stir. Before you know it, you'll have lemon curd.
I hope you'll try making your own lemon curd. Once you find out how easy this is, you'll never buy the store kind again.
- 3/4 cup lemon juice
- 1 Tablespoon lemon zest
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1/2 cup (8 Tablespoons / 1 stick) unsalted butter, cubed
In a medium saucepan, combine all the ingredients and mix well. Turn on the stove to medium heat and whisk continuously until the mixture thickens.
Allow to cool before transferring to a container to cool completely. Store the lemon curd in a covered container in the refrigerator. It will keep for at least 1 week.
Yield: About 2 cups