Fresh Lemon Curd Recipe

Fresh Lemon Curd Recipe

How To Make Fresh Lemon Curd

Lemon curd has a variety of uses and it’s used to make creamy lemon pies, ice cream toppings, parfaits, and tangy lemon bars. Try out our lemon curd recipe.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • ½cupfresh lemon juice
  • 1tsplemon zest
  • ½cupsugar
  • 2eggs
  • cupbutter


  1. Whisk lemon juice, sugar, eggs and zest.

  2. Add to a saucepan with butter and cook over medium-low heat whisking continuously for 15 minutes or until mixture thickens.

  3. Pour curd into a bowl and top with plastic wrap.

  4. Refrigerate and cool completely.


  • Calories: 270.07kcal
  • Fat: 17.46g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.40g
  • Trans Fat: 0.63g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.76g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.99g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.35g
  • Fiber: 0.14g
  • Sugar: 25.83g
  • Protein: 2.98g
  • Cholesterol: 120.65mg
  • Sodium: 33.20mg
  • Calcium: 19.33mg
  • Potassium: 66.93mg
  • Iron: 0.42mg
  • Vitamin A: 163.81µg
  • Vitamin C: 12.45mg
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