Honey Lemon Curd Recipe

Honey Lemon Curd Recipe

How To Make Honey Lemon Curd

This lemon curd is perfectly tangy and makes the perfect filling for desserts! Try our recipe with donuts, eclairs, and any of your favorite sweet treats.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 4tbspunsalted butterdiced into ½” cubes
  • cuphoney
  • 4large egg yolks
  • 2large eggs
  • 1tbsplemon zestfinely grated
  • cupfresh lemon juicefrom 4 large or 8 small lemons


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the cubed butter and honey.

  2. Starting on a low speed and working up to higher speeds, cream the mixture until fluffy.

  3. While beating the mixture, slowly add the egg yolks and eggs. Then, add the zest and lemon juice to the bowl and blend again.

  4. Pour the mixture into a medium-sized, non-reactive saucepan.

  5. Cook over medium-low heat while stirring constantly with a rubber spatula or wooden spoon for 10 to 20 minutes.

  6. Once the mixture starts looking smooth and shiny, slowly increase the heat to medium.

  7. Continue cooking until the mixture has thickened and the spoon meets resistance when stirred.

  8. When the mixture boils, cook for 15 more seconds while stirring constantly, then remove from heat.

  9. Let the curd cool, pipe them into desired desserts, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 1470.26kcal
  • Fat: 37.41g
  • Saturated Fat: 19.50g
  • Trans Fat: 0.95g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.80g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.30g
  • Carbohydrates: 298.25g
  • Fiber: 1.73g
  • Sugar: 285.05g
  • Protein: 13.83g
  • Cholesterol: 615.96mg
  • Sodium: 106.62mg
  • Calcium: 117.68mg
  • Potassium: 545.28mg
  • Iron: 3.45mg
  • Vitamin A: 403.89µg
  • Vitamin C: 99.99mg
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