Luscious Lemon Curd
Prep time
Cook time
Total time
Recipe type: Dessert
  • 7 egg yolks
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1 cup plus 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • ⅔ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼ cup lemon zest
  • a pinch of salt
  • 4 Tablespoons butter
  • 3 Tablespoons cream
  1. Whisk the eggs yolks and whole eggs in a nonreactive saucepan. Add sugar, lemon juice, zest, salt and butter, and whisk to combine.
  2. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until thickened, about 10 minutes.
  3. Pour through a fine mesh sieve into a medium bowl, add cream, and whisk.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap (put the plastic wrap down on the surface of the lemon curd) and refrigerate until chilled through.
Recipe by Lulu the Baker at