Homemade Lemon Curd

  • Preparation 10 MIN
    Cooking 10 MIN
    Chilling 4 H
  • Servings 1
  • Makes 1 ⅔ tasse (400 ml)



  1. In a saucepan off the heat, whisk together the sugar, cornstarch and zest. Whisk in the eggs and egg yolks. Add the water and lemon juice and mix well. Bring to a boil over medium heat, whisking constantly and scraping the sides and bottom of the pan until the mixture thickens. Remove from the heat. Pass through a sieve to remove any lumps. Whisk in the butter until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and cover with plastic wrap directly on the surface of the curd. Let cool, then refrigerate for 4 hours or until completely chilled.
  3. Use to make cannoli with mascarpone lemon cream or serve with lemon poppy seed loaf (see recipes).

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