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Homemade Lemon Curd

 Homemade Lemon Curd
Lemon curd is a scrumptious spread for scones, biscuits or other baked goods. You can find it in larger grocery stores alongside the jams and jellies or with the baking supplies, but I like making it from scratch.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
13 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling


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


  • In a small heavy saucepan over medium heat, whisk the eggs, sugar and
  • lemon juice until blended. Add butter and lemon peel; cook, whisking
  • constantly, until mixture is thickened and coats the back of a metal
  • spoon. Transfer to a small bowl; cool for 10 minutes. Cover and
  • refrigerate until chilled.
  • Yield: 1-2/3 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 2 tablespoons equals 110 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 50 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.