Zesty Lemon Curd Recipe
- 3 eggs, lightly beaten
- 2 cups sugar
- 3/4 cup lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
- 1 cup butter, cubed
- 1. In a large heavy saucepan, whisk the eggs, sugar, lemon juice and peel until blended. Add butter; cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a metal spoon and thermometer reads at least 170°. Do not allow to boil. Remove from heat immediately. Transfer to a small bowl; cool. Press plastic wrap onto surface of curd. Refrigerate until cold.
- 2. Spread on muffins or rolls, or serve over waffles or ice cream. Yield: 3 cups.
1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 144 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 86 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.
Sweet White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.