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Lemon Curd Recipe

I make this for traditional English tea. My guests are so impressed and are amazed how delicious it is!—Gloria Costes, West Hills, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1 hour YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel

Directions

  • 1. In the top of a double boiler over boiling water, melt butter. Stir in sugar, eggs, lemon juice and peel. Cook over simmering water for 1 hour or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Pour into containers. Store in the refrigerator. Spread over scones, biscuits or toast. Yield: 3 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 142 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 85 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.