Lemon Curd (Without Butter)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

My friend picked out this recipe because it is made without butter.


  1. Wash lemons carefully and zest, by taking care not to get the white pith. Juice the lemons.
  2. Put the zest into a pan, add the cornflour mixed with lemon juice. Add the sugar.
  3. Whisk lightly over a slow heat until dissolved.
  4. Beat eggs, and then add to the lemon mix, continuously whisking.
  5. Turn up the temperature a little and whisk continually until the mixture thickens (about 3-4 minutes).
  6. Remove from heat then pour directly into jam jars. After they have cooled, refrigerate.


Most Helpful

GREAT TASTING CURD, & so easy to make, too! Definitely a keeper as well! I enjoy using the stuff in many ways, but really enjoy it spread on a warm slice of nutty, whole wheat bread, along with some cream cheese! [Tagged, made & reviewed for one of my groupmates in the Aus/NZ Recipe Swap #37]

Sydney Mike February 01, 2010

Love it. This is the first time I have made Lemon Curd but it will not be my last. No need to look any further for an easy and delicious recipe.

skel September 19, 2008

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