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Lemon Curd

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 32 servings
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This is a tart, refreshing custard. It makes a tasty spread for scones, crumpets or English muffins.

Ingredients

1
cup sugar
1
tablespoon finely shredded lemon peel
1
cup lemon juice (5 large lemons)
3
tablespoons firm butter or margarine, cut up
3
large eggs, slightly beaten

Steps

  • 1 In heavy 1 1/2-quart saucepan, mix sugar, lemon peel and lemon juice with wire whisk.
  • 2 Stir in butter and eggs. Cook over medium heat about 8 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and coats back of spoon (do not boil). Immediately pour into one 1-pint container or two 1-cup containers.
  • 3 Store covered in refrigerator up to 2 months.
  • 1 In heavy 1 1/2-quart saucepan, mix sugar, lemon peel and lemon juice with wire whisk.
  • 2 Stir in butter and eggs. Cook over medium heat about 8 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and coats back of spoon (do not boil). Immediately pour into one 1-pint container or two 1-cup containers.
  • 3 Store covered in refrigerator up to 2 months.

Expert Tips

Substitute lime peel for the lemon peel and Key lime juice for the lemon juice.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon
Calories
45
Calories from Fat
15
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
2%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
15mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
6%
Protein
0g
0%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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