Meyer Lemon Curd Recipe

Meyer Lemon Curd Recipe

How To Make Meyer Lemon Curd

A good lemon curd recipe is vital if you’re an avid baker and a dessert lover. This particular recipe only has five ingredients and is done in half an hour.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1cupsugar
  • 3zest of lemons
  • 3largeeggs
  • 4largeegg yolks
  • 1cupmeyer lemon juice
  • 5ozunsalted butter


  1. Prepare an ice-water bath. Set a medium bowl in ice-water bath and set aside.

  2. Place sugar and lemon zest in a mortar and grind with a pestle to combine and release the oils. Transfer sugar mixture to a medium heatproof bowl along with eggs and egg yolks; whisk to combine.

  3. Place over a saucepan of simmering water and whisk until sugar has dissolved. Add lemon juice and continue whisking until mixture is thick and reaches 160 degrees F on an instant-read thermometer, scraping down sides of bowl as necessary.

  4. Add butter and whisk until well combined.

  5. Strain lemon mixture through a fine mesh sieve set over prepared bowl. Cover lemon curd with plastic wrap, pressing plastic wrap directly onto surface. Transfer to refrigerator until completely chilled.


  • Calories: 193.99kcal
  • Fat: 12.37g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.01g
  • Trans Fat: 0.39g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.61g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.85g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.72g
  • Fiber: 0.47g
  • Sugar: 17.59g
  • Protein: 2.80g
  • Cholesterol: 133.38mg
  • Sodium: 22.43mg
  • Calcium: 22.30mg
  • Potassium: 67.55mg
  • Iron: 0.49mg
  • Vitamin A: 122.53µg
  • Vitamin C: 15.55mg
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