Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

A New Zealand recipe from Posting for ZWT 5. You can also serve in mini phyllo shells, put a tiny bit of whipped cream on, and garnish with teeny lemon strips.


  1. Beat the eggs with a pinch salt until smooth.
  2. Strain.
  3. Place the eggs, melted butter, sugar, lemon rind and juice into the top of a double saucepan.
  4. Cook over simmering water for about 10-15 minutes, stirring constantly until thickened.
  5. Alternatively cook in the microwave on medium high for about 10 minutes, stirring regularly to prevent the mixture curdling.
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5 5

I'm making Lemon Tiramisu tomorrow and need lemon curd in the mix. I chose this recipe because it was an NZ one and I know the chef-having never made lemon curd before, I had no other reason to choose the recipe. I'm glad I did because it turned out super simple to make the half quantity, and to make, and it tastes great. I could just sit and scoff the bowl right now and ner mind the tiramisu!

5 5

I used half sugar and half splenda. And microwaved it stirring often for 10 minutes. Then when it was colder, I put it in a pie crust. So I had lemon pie and it was so yummy. Texture was perfect and the taste also. Thanks WiGal :) Made for Rookie tag game