Gran's rich, creamy lemon curd

Recipe from: 8/10/2005 12:00:00 AM
recipes baking lemon curd

Ingredients 5
Servings 1
Time 20

Ingredients

  • 125
    ml
    cup butter
  • 1
    zest of lemon
  • 250
    ml
    sugar
  • 2
    juice of lemons
  • 2
    free-range eggs
 

Method

60
 
Place the butter and zest in the top of a double boiler.

Stir in the sugar and lemon juice, and heat gently until the sugar has dissolved. Remove top section of the boiler.

Beat the eggs in a bowl, gradually whisk in the butter mixture and place back into the top of the double boiler. Stir over moderate heat until the mixture thickens to a cream.

Pour into a hot sterilised jar, and leave to cool before eating. Keep chilled in the fridge and eat within a week.
 

 

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