Lemon Curd
Recipe Type: Dessert
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Serves: 8
An easy afternoon dessert for a group of friends who love sweet treats. You can pour in a tart shell and top with ice cream, add to a trifle dish with berries and amaretto cookies, or serve firm with gingersnaps- the possibilities are endless.
  • 3-4 lemons
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 1 stick of butter (room temperature)
  • 4 eggs (room temperature)
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 1 package of amaretto cookies
  1. Zest all lemons.
  2. Mix sugar and lemon zest (you can mix in a processor).
  3. Mix together the sugar and zest with the butter and eggs, adding eggs one at a time; stir until creamy.
  4. Juice the lemons and add liquid to sugar, egg, and butter mix; add salt.
  5. Cook over low heat on the stove, stirring frequently until smooth and thick; avoid boiling.
  6. Chill in the fridge until firm; serve with cookies.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/cooking-within-a-community-lemon-curd/