Homemade Lemon Curd

Had this at my Mother-in-laws and it was wonderful. Marcia is her name and cooking is her game. You really should try this. It can be used on a lot of things.

Prep time: 5 min

Cook time: 8 min


1 cup fresh lemon juice (about 5 lemons) 2 teaspoons lemon zest 1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons firm butter, cut-up 3 eggs, slightly beaten


Mix lemon juice, zest and sugar in top of double boiler. Stir in butter and eggs. Stir constantly for about 8 minutes. Mixture should coat back of spoon. Immediately pour into 1-pint covered container. Keep in refrigerator for 2 months. Makes about 2 cups.