Homemade Lemon Curd

A delicious and creamy lemon flavored cream.  Lemon Curd is thick and soft and has a wonderful tart, yet sweet citrus flavor. It makes a wonderful filling for tarts, pies, and cakes.   

Creamy Lemon Curd Cream sewlicioushomedecor

This is the perfect lemon flavored dessert, but

is it lemon pudding?  or like lemon pudding? or the ‘new’ version of lemon pudding?

I don’t know how long it’s been around, but I just recently heard of it. So I compared recipes and the difference between lemon pudding and lemon curd is about 2 1/2 cups of milk.

Lemon Curd is more like a custard for tarts and fillings. Lemon pudding is, well……pudding

Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd is tangy, tart, and has a sweet citrus flavor.

So, if you want to make lemon tarts or pies, Lemon Curd will be perfect.

Lemon Curd Cream sewlicioushomedecor

Yields 2 Cups

Lemon Curd

5 minPrep Time

5 minCook Time

10 minTotal Time

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  • 1/2 Cups sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons Cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 Cups water
  • 6 Egg yolks
  • 2 Tablespoons grated lemon peel
  • 6 Tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Mix in saucepan 1/2 cup sugar and cornstarch, add water. Whisk egg yolks and add to water. Whisk until there are no lumps.
  2. Heat to boil stirring constantly until it begins to thicken. Cook one more minute then remove from heat.
  3. Refrigerate uncovered 20 minutes, stirring once. Let set out until reaches room temp.


Perfect for tarts and pies.


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