Lemon curd sauce recipe

  • Serves 2
  • 5 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
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Customer recipe by Michelle
Added 78 months ago

Whisk the whole eggs, yolks and sugar in a saucepan until smooth, then put the saucepan over a low heat. 

Add the butter, lemon juice and zest then whisk continuously until the mixture has thickened.  Strain through a sieve into a sterilised jar. 

Lemon curd keeps, covered, in the fridge for 2 weeks.  If you have leftover lemon curd you can use it the next day to spread on toast, pancakes, or even give someone a jar of lemon curd as a gift as part of a homemade hamper.

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  • 2 eggs, plus 2 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar
  • 1/3 cup (80g) chilled unsalted butter
  • zest and juice of 2 lemons
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