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A delicious homemade lemon curd recipe that's perfect for tea time!
This is an incredibly easy recipe that you can make in the morning and serve by tea time. It's full of lemony goodness and has a perfect texture. You can even throw in some mascarpone cheese and make an icing out of it!

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  • How to cook lemon curd. Lemon Curd  - Step 1
    Step 1

    The ingredients.

  • How to cook lemon curd. Lemon Curd  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Combine the eggs, sugar and lemon zest in a medium saucepan. Whisk until it’s totally smooth, then add the lemon juice. You can add the butter here but I like to add it closer to the end so that it cools the mixture down.

  • How to cook lemon curd. Lemon Curd  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cook for about 7-10 minutes stirring constantly on low heat never allowing it to boil. This is when I like to add the butter, because it cools the mixture down and gives it a beautiful glossy finish.

  • How to cook lemon curd. Lemon Curd  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Then pour it all through a fine mesh strainer and store in a clean jar for at least three or so hours before use to get it to the right consistency. Then you’re done, and you have delicious lemon curd that you can eat any time you want!

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