Curd: Lemon Curd by Kayce

posted by Kayce 08-09-102 5:31 PM

Lemon Curd
Recipe courtesy Gourmet Magazine

3 lemons
3/4 cup sugar
2 large eggs
1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, cut into 4 pieces

Finely grate enough zest from lemons to measure 2 teaspoons and squeeze enough juice to measure 1/2 cup. Whisk together zest, juice, sugar, and eggs in a metal bowl and add butter. Set bowl over a saucepan of simmering water and cook mixture, whisking occasionally, until thickened and smooth, about 20 minutes.

Serve warm or chilled with store-bought angel food cake or biscuits.

Yield: 1 2/3 cups
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

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