Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel


  1. In saucepan, combine all ingredients except lemon peel. Stirring with wooden spoon, cook over lowest heat, being careful not to let mixture boil or yolks curdle. Cook until mixture coats back of a spoon.
  2. Pour into small bowl and stir in lemon peel.
  3. Allow to cool.

Yield: 1/2 cup