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  • Makes 3
  • 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 6 Ingredients

47 Comments

An old style lemon curd which goes great with pancakes, on toast or on it's own.


Ingredients (makes 3 cups)

  • 3 lemons
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 125 grams unsalted butter
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice (3-4 lemons)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Method

  1. Remove the zest of the lemon. Try to make sure you don't get any pith (the white part).
  2. In a food processor put the lemon zest and sugar. Pulse until the zest if finely processed into the sugar.
  3. Separately, cream the butter and add in the lemon and sugar mixture.
  4. Add the eggs one at a time mixing well between additions.
  5. Add the lemon juice and salt and mix well until combined and smooth.
  6. Pour the mixture into a saucepan and heat until thickened. Should take around 10 minutes and stir continuously.
  7. Remove from heat and cool. Add to steralized jars and keep in the fridge.

Notes

A great way to use up lemons if you have a tree. The lemon curd is lovely with lots of desserts, on top of ice cream, with pancakes or incorporated into slices and other baking. Can also be used to create lemon chicken.

  • Thanks for the recipe. Yum.

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  • I would really love to make this I need to try this one soon..

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  • A wonderful recipe; I can’t wait to make this for the family!.

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  • Nice! What a great looking recipe! Thank you

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  • I could just eat this out of the jar ..thanks for sharing

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  • Thanks for sharing this recipe; this spread looks delicious. Will be making and tasting this lemon curd. I like the idea of having it on pancakes.


    • It sure is a good lemon curd on pikelets and pancakes – in fact on any sweet treat.

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  • and nice on sandwiches. thanks for posting this

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  • yummy this would be so yummy

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  • Yes, on toast – it looks similar to lemon spread – I wonder if you can still buy it?

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  • Yummy! Love a great lemon curd!

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  • your lemon curd looks wonderful, love the recipe thanks

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  • Very similar to the recipe that my Nanna used to make. Only difference with hers was that she put a dash of vanilla essence in, instead of the salt.

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  • Great old fashioned recipe that has many uses.

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  • My grandpa loved this stuff.

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  • a great lemon curd recipe

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