Easy Lemon Curd

What Is Lemon Curd?

This easy custard-like recipe has the tanginess of lemon, sweetness of sugar, and richness of egg yolks. Perfect for cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and breakfast goods!

What You'll Need

You'll only need a few ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's round them up and get started!

Combine Ingredients

Heat ingredients in a double broiler over simmering water until they melt/thin out.


Whisking constantly, cook until the mixture reaches 160 degrees F or coats the back of the spoon.


Transfer the lemon curd to a large bowl, cover with clear wrap, and chill in the refrigerator.


Once the curd is properly chilled, use it as you will!

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