How to Cook Tangy Lemon Curd

Creamy lemon curd is perfect on toast, in cakes, or just on its own!

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How to Cook Tangy Lemon Curd Recipe
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1
Gather ingredients

Gather ingredients

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Place lemon juice, zest, sugar and butter in a bowl. Place bowl over simmering water (bottom of bowl not to touch water) and heat until butter has melted

Place lemon juice, zest, sugar and butter in a bowl. Place bowl over simmering water (bottom of bowl not to touch water) and heat until butter has melted

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3
Lightly whisk the eggs and egg yolk

Lightly whisk the eggs and egg yolk

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Pour the egg into the lemon mixture - stirring all the time

Pour the egg into the lemon mixture - stirring all the time

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Whist everything together and heat over the water for 10-15 minutes until it thickens

Whist everything together and heat over the water for 10-15 minutes until it thickens

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Once thickened the curd should coat the back of a wooden spoon

Once thickened the curd should coat the back of a wooden spoon

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Leave to cool in the bowl

Leave to cool in the bowl

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Decant curd into a sterilised jar - once fully cooled store in the fridge

Decant curd into a sterilised jar - once fully cooled store in the fridge

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