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“Lemon Curd”

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 1 cup


  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice 2-3 lemons
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter


  • In a double boiler, combine the eggs, lemon juice, zest, sugar and salt. Whisk them constantly as the water comes to a simmer until the mixture begins to thicken, about 10 minutes.
  • Just as it thickens, switch to a wooden spoon or spatula and continue to stir, making sure to scrape down the sides of the bowl. Remove the bowl from the heat and continue to mix for 2-3 minutes as it cools.
  • Add butter and incorporate completely. Store in a glass jar or bowl, fully covered for up to 2 weeks.