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Simple Lemon Curd Recipe

Simple Lemon Curd Recipe

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. YIELD:13 servings


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


  • 1. In the top of a double boiler, beat eggs and sugar. Stir in lemon juice, butter and lemon peel. Cook over simmering water for 15 minutes or until thickened. Yield: 1-2/3 cups.

Nutritional 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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oldyellowflower User ID: 8178342 215675
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2014

"very sweet tart will enjoy"

Linda LK User ID: 3327704 40142
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"I'm so glad I found this recipe...Thank you for supplying it to everyone."

mrsdarcy24 User ID: 1496049 46826
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2008

"I found lemon curd in the grocery store, but it has Yellow 5 in it, and I rather have some without it. Now I can make it myself! Thank You"

His4life User ID: 2407535 44094
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2008

"Thank you for sharing this recipe. No one that I talked to had ever heard of lemon curd! Thank you very much."

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