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Thursday, June 29, 2006
Old-Fashioned Lemon Curd Recipe
Thanks to Dorina for this old time favorite that I happen to LOVE. :) Enjoy...
Lemon Curd 5 egg yolks 1 cup sugar 4 lemons, zest and juice 1 stick butter
In a medium saucepan, add a small amount of water (about an inch deep) Bring to a simmer In a small bowl, combine yolks and sugar. Blend until smooth Add zest and 1/3 cup of lemon juice to the egg mixture (add cold water if you don't have enough juice) Whisk until smooth Place a bowl on top of the simmering saucepan, or use a double-boiler Reduce heat to low, and whisk the mixture until thickened (8 minutes) Mixture should be light yellow and coat a spoon Remove from heat and stir in butter, one pat at a time. Let each melt before adding the next Pour into a clean container, and refrigerate.