Homemade lemon curd recipe

Homemade Lemon Curd Recipe

Easy lemon curd recipe for a classic lemon cream. This delicious lemony custard is a very popular lemon spread in England made with butter, eggs, lemon and sugar. It is somewhat similar to a marmalade and makes a great spread on bread or as a cake topping. You can create this lovely Lemon Curd in under 20 minutes!
Homemade lemon curd recipe

Hello everybody, this easy lemon curd recipe makes a classic really nice super tasty English lemon cream. This delicacy is cooked with freshly squeezed lemon juice, sugar, butter, and eggs. Not only do I love this sweet spread on fresh brioche, but I also love to use this delicious cream to fill cakes! When life gives you lemons, just cook a delicious lemon curd out of them!

Delicious Lemon Curd

Homemade lemon curd recipe
Homemade lemon curd recipe

In summer, I always cook 2 or 3 glasses of lemon curd occasionally, because I like to fill my “Tarte au Citron” with it. The lemon curd is also delicious on fresh brioche or as a dessert layered with yogurt. You can also marbleize a cheesecake with fruity lemon cream. Tarte au Citron – Lemon Meringue Pie This is a super delicious fresh lemon tart with meringue, known in France as “Tarte au Citron” and in England as “Lemon Meringue Pie”. You can find the recipe for it on my blog.

The tart is made with a delicious buttery shortcrust base and delicious lemon curd and topped with light and airy meringue. You can also halve the recipe or the homemade lemon cream, the cream is then exactly enough for one” Tarte au
Citron” or 2 jars of Lemon Curd. The shortcrust pastry is made from flour, ground almonds, butter, eggs, and sugar. It is very easy to prepare and doesn’t take long at all. You’ll find a short version of the recipe included in the “Lemon Meringue Pie”
recipe or a more detailed version under the link below.

  • Tarte au Citron // Lemon Meringue Pie
  • Sweet Short Crust Pastry Tart and Quiche Base

Delicious Lemon Curd recipe

The Lemon Curd tastes very delicious on white bread and fresh brioche and is a really great and super fruity spread. We usually have some on hand at home in the summer and enjoy it while having a nice breakfast on the balcony. The creamy lemon curd is incredibly versatile and is great for filling pies and cakes. In England, this delicious lemon curd is also enjoyed with the popular scones in the afternoon.

The curd can also be prepared wonderfully with oranges. Besides, it can be made very quickly. The delicious lemon curd is ready in just under 20 minutes. Lemon Curd The traditional English lemon curd gets its fruity and intense flavor from the addition of lemon juice and lemon zest.

It is cooked from lemons, sugar, butter and eggs. The fruity lemon curd has been popular on the British continent since the 19th century. It is traditionally served with scones in the afternoon. But the creamy lemon curd also made its way onto the breakfast table and onto a variety of treats and pastries. With my simple step-by-step instructions, you can easily make

Homemade lemon curd recipe
Homemade lemon curd recipe
  • Tarte au Citron // Lemon Meringue Pie
  • Sweet Short Crust Pastry Tart and Quiche Base

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Homemade lemon curd recipe

Homemade Lemon Curd Recipe

Easy lemon curd recipe for a classic lemon cream. This delicious lemony custard is a very popular lemon spread in England made with butter, eggs, lemon and sugar. It is somewhat similar to a marmalade and makes a great spread on bread or as a cake topping. You can create this lovely Lemon Curd in under 20 minutes!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, jam, marmelade
Cuisine: England
Keyword: Lemon Curd, Lemon Curd Recipe
Servings: 5 Gläser
Calories: 369kcal

Equipment

  • 1 cutting board
  • 1 knife
  • 1 Spoon
  • 1 pot
  • 1 whisk
  • 1 juicer

Ingredients

  • 6 Lemons larges
  • 6 Eggs
  • 300 g sugar
  • 180 g butter
  • 2 tsp corn flour or cornstarch
  • 2 lemon peel zest 2 lemons

Instructions

  • Wash the lemons thoroughly under running water and grate the zest from 2 lemons. 2.
    ingredients Lemon Curd, Lemon, eggs, sugar
  • Then beat the eggs and mix them in a bowl. Then weigh out the butter.
    Lemon, eggs, sugar
  • Squeeze the lemons and filter the juice through a sieve and pour into a pot and heat it up.
    lemon juice and sugar
  • Mix the lemon juice with the sugar very well.
  • Slowly whisk the very cold butter into the syrup. Add the zest and cornstarch mixed with a little juice to the mixture.
    Homemade Lemon Curd
  • On the lowest stove setting or flame, very slowly add the egg mixture to the syrup, stirring constantly. Be very careful that the egg does not flocculate. Otherwise, remove the pot briefly from the heat. Continue stirring until the mixture thickens and then pour into
    Homemade lemon curd recipe
  • pre-boiled jars. Once they have cooled down, I store them in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Calories: 369kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 200mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 302mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 65g | Vitamin A: 373IU | Vitamin C: 69mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 2mg
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