• Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Serves: 2 cups

Homemade Lemon Curd

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 Ingredients List

  • zest of 1 meyer lemon
  • 1 1/4 c. sugar
  • 1 stick unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 c. lemon juice juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 tsp. lemon extract
  • 1/8 tsp. kosher salt


Combine lemon zest and sugar in a blender or food processor; pulse until zest is finely minced.
Add butter and blend.
Add eggs, lemon juice, lemon extract, and salt; blend until combined.
Pour mixture into medium saucepan and cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until thickened (just below simmer - 170 degrees F).
Continue stirring 2-3 minutes after mixture thickens.
Remove from heat and transfer to a wide mouth glass jar with a lid.
Place in refrigerator to cool.
Keep refrigerated.

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