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    Lemon Curd

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    10 mins

    20 mins

    Bev's Note:

    This recipe can be prepared in 45 minutes or less. Serve this tangy treat with biscuits, toast, or scones. Or use it as a dessert dip or spread between the layers of a cake. From Gourmet, 1999. Also, to be used with my recipe for Lemon Cream Cheese Coffee Cake or Meringue Kisses!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 20

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Finely grate enough zest from lemons to measure 2 teaspoons and squeeze enough juice to measure 1/2 cup.
    2. 2
      In a metal bowl whisk together zest, juice, sugar, and eggs.
    3. 3
      Cut butter into 4 pieces and add to mixture.
    4. 4
      Set bowl over a saucepan of simmering water and cook mixture, whisking occasionally, until thickened and smooth, about 20 minutes.
    5. 5
      Lemon curd may be kept, chilled and its surface covered with plastic wrap, 3 days.
    6. 6
      Serve lemon curd warm or chilled.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 17, 2002

      55

      This Lemon Curd has got to be the best there is out there! Very, very easy and quick to prepare, and the taste is Heavenly! Can't wait to try it with your Meringue Kisses. Bet that's a treat and a 1/2! Thanks for sharing a dandy, Bev. Laudee C.

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    • on March 30, 2004

      55

      !WOW! Such plans I have for this lemon curd...

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    • on November 23, 2003

      55

      This is fabulous and so easy to make! I can't believe that I've been spending so much to buy this in the stores when it is so inexpensive and easy to make this tasty version. I halved the recipe and it turned out great. It was delicious spread on scones.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Curd

    Serving Size: 1 (26 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 20

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 79.3
     
    Calories from Fat 45
    57%
    Total Fat 5.1 g
    7%
    Saturated Fat 3.0 g
    15%
    Cholesterol 30.8 mg
    10%
    Sodium 7.9 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 8.3 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    0%
    Sugars 7.7 g
    30%
    Protein 0.7 g
    1%

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