Homemade Lemon Curd

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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.   

Homemade Lemon Curd

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, this will be perfect.

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Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd

Yield: 2 Cups
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

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.   

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  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.

Notes

Perfect for tarts and pies.

Nutrition Information:
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 5078Total Fat: 387gSaturated Fat: 139gCholesterol: 15819mgSodium: 736mgCarbohydrates: 160gSugar: 82gProtein: 232g

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  5. Yeah! I love the images as well! Look sweet and tasty. Perfect for a summer dessert!
  6. Yum! I know lots of loved ones who would love to have this for dessert! As always, fabulous photography! ~ Ashley

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