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Simple Lemon Curd

Besides canning and freezing our homegrown vegetables, I enjoy cooking and baking. I especially look forward to baking special treats for our granddaughter.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    1-2/3 cups


  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest


  • In the top of a double boiler, beat eggs and sugar. Stir in lemon juice, butter and lemon zest. Cook over simmering water for 15 minutes or until thickened.
Nutrition Facts
2 tablespoons: 110 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 50mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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