Classic Lemon Curd

    16 minutes

    Tangy, classic lemon curd. Whether you know it as lemon spread or lemon butter, it's still perfect with scones and tea.

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    Serves: 12 

    • 3/4 cup (200ml) fresh lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind
    • 3/4 cup (185g) sugar
    • 3 eggs
    • 125g unsalted butter, cut into cubes

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:6min  ›  Ready in:16min 

    1. Combine all ingredients in a 2 litre saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat whisking until thick enough to hold marks from whisk, and first bubble appears on surface, about 6 minutes.

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    Altered ingredient amounts. i did it  -  02 Aug 2010


    Wow what a great recipe,very easy to make and tastes absolutely fantastic,used it on sandwiches and on icecream......will try it in a tart next time!!!! Give it a go!!!!  -  12 Oct 2010


    Perfect recipe. Tried it with original recipe, with half lemon/half lime juice and also put into a tart. Absolutely delicious whichever way!  -  07 Aug 2011