Lemon Curd

Use this lemon curd in a slew of sweets including these Lemon Curd Muffins.


1 Tbsp. plus 2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest
1 cup fresh lemon juice
1 1/3 cup sugar
4 large eggs
Pinch salt
6 oz. butter


• Whisk the zest, lemon juice, sugar, eggs and salt together in a saucepan.

• Add the butter and cook over moderately low heat, whisking constantly until the curd is thick and bubbles break the surface. This should take about 10 minutes.

• Immediately pour through a fine sieve into a bowl. Cover and chill before use.

Tags : Lemon