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Lemon Curd

Date Added: Oct 14, 2010 Continental Desserts
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Prep Time

0 mins

Cook Time

10 mins

Ready In

10 mins

Serving

4

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Description

Lemon juice, eggs and sugar cooked together to form a custard-like consistency. An amazing accompaniment for any dessert.


Ingredients

  • 7  Ounce(s) Weight Sugar
  • 1
  • 7  Fluid ounce(s) Lemon Juice, fresh
  • 2
  • 3  Each Egg Yolks
  • 3
  • 3  Each Eggs
  • 4
  • 4 1/2  Ounce(s) Weight Butter, room temperature
  • 5

Directions

    1. In a bowl, whisk together sugar and lemon juice and place on a double boiler, whisk until sugar is completely dissolved
    2. In another bowl, whisk together egg yolks and whole eggs
    3. Very slowly add lemon sugar mix to eggs, whisking constantly
    4. Place back onto double boiler and whisk until egg mixture is at the "nappe" stage, thick and custard-like
    5. Remove from heat
    6. whisk in butter until melted
    7. Let cook in refrigerator to set

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