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Lemon curd

Lemon curd

This zesty spread tastes amazing with ginger cake, but you could also try it with scones instead of jam.

Serves 1 jar
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes, plus 24 hours chilling time


5 lemons
195g caster sugar
6 eggs
125g butter, cold and diced


Zest three of the lemons and squeeze the juice from all five. Put the lemon zest and juice, sugar and eggs in a bowl over a saucepan of boiling water.

Cook slowly until the mixture becomes thick and shiny.

Slowly whisk in the butter.

Place in a bowl, cover and cool in the fridge for at least 24 hours.


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Ginger cake

1 comment

  • Lovely lemon curd recipe thank you. Maria

    Maria Mcgillewie on

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