Saturday, June 23, 2012



Lemon-1 large
Sugar-5 tblsp.
Butter-50g/1/2 stick


1.Juice and grate the zest of a lemon into a bowl.

2.Add sugar and mix well together.

3.Add eggs and whisk well to combine evrything.

4.Cut the butter into small pieces andadd it to the mixture.

5.Heat a large sauce pan with a bit of water and place the bowl in the simmering water,stirring continuosly.

6.Keep stirring until mixture thickens into curd like consistency and coats the back of a spoon.

7.Remove from heat and strain through a siever to remove any lumps if any and allow it to cool.

8.Transfer into a jar and keep in the fridge.

Lemon curd can be kept in the fridge for upto a week. It has a very tangy-sweet citrus taste. It can be used as a spread on toast, scones and also used as a topping for cheesecakes,filling for cakes etc. It is a dessert by itself.

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