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Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd

If you share my passion for all things citrus, you’re going to absolutely love this lemon curd recipe. Originating from England, it’s like a burst of sunshine in a jar — bright and lusciously creamy, while striking the perfect balance between tart and sweet. What’s the best part? It’s easy to make with just five simple ingredients: lemons, sugar, eggs, butter, and salt. Lemon curd can be enjoyed in many different ways. You can spread it on toast for breakfast, add it to waffles or pancakes as a weekend treat or mix it with Greek yogurt to start your day. Even berries, whipped-cream and lemon curd make a delicious summer dessert. Also, homemade lemon curd makes a great gift. Just spoon the curd into a cute little jar, tie a ribbon around it, and voilà — you’ve got a thoughtful present that’s sure to brighten anyone’s day.

I use Ina Garten’s recipe as a starting point, but my method is simpler and involves much less clean up, creating the most luscious spread without any fuss. One little tip: the recipe calls for three lemons in total, and it’s essential to zest them prior to juicing – attempting to do so afterward can prove quite…

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