Easy  Lemon Curd

3 egg yolks

1/2 cup granulated sugar


1/2 cup lemon juice

1/4 cup unsalted butter

3 eggs

Easy Lemon Curd


16 servings


20 min

Step 1

Place the eggs, yolks, sugar, and lemon juice in a medium mixing bowl and whisk to combine.

Step 2

Place the bowl over a pot of simmering water, and add the butter.

Step 3

Cook, whisking continuously, until thickened.

Step 4

Place a fine mesh strainer over a heat-safe bowl, and pour the mixture through.

Step 5

Press waxed paper or plastic wrap directly onto the surface of the curd (to prevent a skin from forming), and refrigerate.

Easy Homemade Lemon Curd

Hi! I'm Allie!

When I find myself with a few free moments, I head straight for my kitchen!  I'm a former pastry chef who still loves to bake, & to share how easy and fun baking from scratch can be!