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Easy Lemon Curd Recipe

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This recipe was my great-grandmother's, but she never measured anything. Fortunately, Mom watched her over the years and finally came up with the measurements.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup lemon juice (about 4 lemons)
  • Finely grated peel of 4 lemons
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil and stir for 2 minutes. Pour into jars; cool.
Store in refrigerator or freezer. Sauce is good on pound cake, muffins, pancakes and waffles. Yield: 3 cups.
Originally published as Lemon Curd in Grandma's Great Desserts Cookbook 1992, p6

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon: 113 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 49mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

  • 3/4 cup lemon juice (about 4 lemons)
  • Finely grated peel of 4 lemons
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil and stir for 2 minutes. Pour into jars; cool.
  2. Store in refrigerator or freezer. Sauce is good on pound cake, muffins, pancakes and waffles. Yield: 3 cups.
Originally published as Lemon Curd in Grandma's Great Desserts Cookbook 1992, p6

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auntmarianb User ID: 1106849 15197
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2013

"I have two lemon trees & am olways lloking for recipes...this one was qick & easy & sooo good...I have made it twice & will make it many times more"

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