How to Make Lemon Curd {5 Ingredients = Perfection}


Lemon curd. It’s one of those intimidating sounding things that’s not so intimidating after all. In just 5 ingredients and 3 steps, you can make the perfect topping for your morning toast.


  • 3 egg yolks
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 6 Tb sugar
  • 4 Tb butter



  1. Put egg yolks, lemon zest, lemon juice, and sugar in a small saucepan. Whisk well. Place over medium heat and stir constantly with wooden spoon until mixture coats back of spoon. This should take about 7 minutes. IMG_1869
  2. Remove mixture from heat. Add butter a little bit at a time, stirring well until butter melts and all ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
  3. Put lemon curd in a small bowl. Place a layer of plastic wrap across the surface. Refrigerate for about an hour or until cool.
  4. Enjoy! Lemon curd taste great on scones and toast.



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