Lemon Curd Recipe

What Is Lemon Curd?

This sweet and creamy citrus spread or filling is made by cooking lemon juice, zest, sugar, eggs, and butter until thickened.  Perfect for baking, filling cakes or pies, or as a spread!

Simple Ingredients

You only need a few simple ingredients to make this easy recipe, so let's round them up and get started!


In a small saucepan over medium heat, whisk your eggs, sugar, salt, and lemon juice together until combined.


Cook butter and lemon juice until thickened, whisking constantly and checking if it coats the back of a spoon.


Transfer curd to glass bowl, cool for 15 minutes, then chill in fridge until thickened.


Use as desired, and enjoy!

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