Asan Microwave Lemon Curd

Asan Microwave Lemon Curd

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About this recipe: Tangy, sweet lemon curd, great for dipping fruit in or with jelly or by itself! It's a foolproof recipe, ready literally in minutes.


Makes: 2 (450g) jars

  • Juice and finely grated rind of 4 large lemons
  • 175g unsalted pastuerized butter (no substitutes)
  • 175g caster sugar
  • 4 large eggs, well beaten (as fresh as possible)

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:3min  ›  Extra time:8min  ›  Ready in:16min 

  1. if you want to store this dish, put 2 clean 1/2 kg glass jars to warm in a slow oven while you make the curd. If not, just skip to step two.
  2. Put the lemon juice and rind in a microwave-able bowl. Stir in the sugar and butter, cut into small pieces.
  3. Heat on full power, stirring often, until the butter and sugar are melted but the liquid is not too hot.
  4. Whisk in the eggs vigorously in a thin, steady stream until very well combined. Give the whole lot a quick whisk.
  5. Microwave on full power for 2 minutes without opening the door. Remove and whisk very well. Allow to stand for 1 minute. Microwave on full for another 1 minute.
  6. Spoon into the warmed jars. Allow to go completely cold before sealing. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

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