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Lemon Curd Recipe

Lil' Luna
Deliciously tart Lemon Curd is an easy treat, perfect for summer! Enjoy it as a dessert on its own or use it in pies and cakes.
5 from 8 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 3 cups
Calories 782 kcal


  • 3 lemons
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 lb unsalted butter room temperature
  • 4 extra large eggs
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice 3-4 lemons
  • 1/8 tsp kosher salt


  • Remove the zest of 3 lemons with a grater or zester. Add to a food processor, and with the steel blade, pulse with sugar until fine.
  • In a mixer, cream the butter and beat in the sugar/zest mixture.
  • Add eggs 1 at a time, then add lemon juice and salt and mix to combine.
  • Add to a saucepan on low heat. Cook, stirring constantly, for 10 minutes or until thick.
  • Remove from heat and cool or refrigerate.


Serving: 3gCalories: 782kcalCarbohydrates: 113gProtein: 9gFat: 37gSaturated Fat: 21gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 300mgSodium: 188mgPotassium: 283mgFiber: 3gSugar: 104gVitamin A: 1288IUVitamin C: 73mgCalcium: 74mgIron: 2mg
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