Meyer Lemon Curd

Meyer Lemon Curd

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Good enough to eat by the spoonful, this curd can be used as a cake or tart filling or served with scones, muffins, or fresh fruit. Super Smooth!

"We have a Meyer lemon tree and I needed something to do with them. This was one of the best recipes I tried. The curd is delicious on any number of baked goods, especially fresh hot gingerbread. "

- promfh

Top-ranked recipe named "Meyer Lemon Curd"

4.9 avg, 7 review(s) 100% would make again

Ingredients

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3 medium Meyer lemons (about 1 pound); (about 1 pound), fresh picked & washed
1/2 cup Splenda; -- or sugar if you wish
2 large Eggs
4 ounces unsalted butter; - 1 stick, cut into 4 pieces

Original recipe makes 12

Servings  

Preparation

Finely grate enough zest from lemons to measure 2 teaspoons and squeeze enough juice to measure ? cup. Whisk together zest, juice, sugar (or Splenda), and eggs in a metal bowl and add butter. Set bowl over a saucepan of simmering water and cook, whisking, until thickened and smooth and an instant-read thermometer registers 160F, about 5 minutes. Force curd through a fine sieve set into another bowl. Serve warm or cover surface of curd with wax paper and cool completely.

This stores for up to 14 days in the refrigerator if you keep it tightly sealed.

Each (app 1 tbs) serving (made with Splenda) contains an estimated:

Cals: 92, FatCals: 77, TotFat: 9g

SatFat: 5g, PolyFat: 0g, MonoFat: 3g

Chol: 69mg, Na: 15mg, K: 35mg

TotCarbs: 2g, Fiber: 0g, Sugars: 0g

NetCarbs: 2g, Protein: 2g

Notes

We have a Meyer lemon tree and I needed something to do with them. This was one of the best recipes I tried. The curd is delicious on any number of baked goods, especially fresh hot gingerbread.

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Smooth, creamy, and ready to serve. photo by promfh promfh

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Really like it I make it with oranges too
lesliescookbook 3 months ago
That`s the most delicious lemon curd I`ve ever tried! Thank you.
Invy 5 months ago
Really good and easy to make
Carolynanne 2 years ago
Easy, fast, and delicious! I should take off a star just because I can't stop eating it!
Thethomascharm 3 years ago
[I made edits to this recipe.]
promfh 4 years ago
We have a Meyer lemon tree and I needed something to do with them. This was one of the best recipes I tried. The curd is delicious on any number of baked goods, especially fresh hot gingerbread.
promfh 4 years ago
• Lemon curd keeps, covered and chilled, 1 week. • If substituting regular lemons, increase sugar to 3/4 cup. You may need to cut back sugar if your Lemons are really sweet [I posted this recipe.]
pamhawk 5 years ago
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