Microwave Lemon Curd

Microwave Lemon Curd


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About this recipe: Lemon curd is a famous British fruity and tangy jam. Great on toast, in cakes, on top of pancakes or straight from the jar! This is a delectable recipe, quick and easy to make. It is particularly useful when entertaining and short on time.


Serves: 16 

  • 200g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 250ml fresh lemon juice
  • 3 lemons, zested
  • 100g unsalted butter, melted

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:6min  ›  Ready in:16min 

  1. In a glass or plastic bowl, whisk together the sugar and eggs until smooth. Stir in lemon juice, lemon zest and butter. Cook in the microwave for one minute intervals, stirring after each minute until the mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a metal spoon. Remove from the microwave, and pour into small sterile jars. Store for up to three weeks in the refrigerator.

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Amazing and simple! Used it as a filling between layers of lemon cake and as a tart filling. - 22 Mar 2010

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