If you are a fan of lemons, chances are you’re a big fan of lemon curd. Lemon curd is such an easy thing to make and delicious on just about everything. This tart, creamy and luscious lemon curd can be used on scones, muffins, and toast.

And if you’re going to have lemon curd, it should definitely be homemade.

Excellent and easy to make.


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • lemon zest from 3 lemons


1.Melt butter in microwave, set aside to cool slightly.

2.Whisk together sugar and eggs in a medium-sized microwave-safe bowl.

3.Whisk in lemon juice and zest.

4.Finally whisk in the butter.

5.Microwave on 50% power for one minute. Stir.

6.Continue microwaving at 100% power in one minute intervals, stirring after each interval until the mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. (The curd will thicken as it cools.)

7.Strain curd through a fine-mesh sieve to remove zest.

8.Pour curd into sterile jars and store for up to three weeks in the refrigerator.

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