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Lemon Curd

  • ½ c. butter
  • 1 c. granulated sugar
  • ½ c. lemon juice
  • 1½ t. grated lemon zest
  • 3 eggs

Melt butter in microwave for 1 minute.  Beat eggs in a glass bowl with an electric mixer until frothy.  Mix in butter, sugar, lemon juice and zest. Microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes.

Beat mixture again until smooth.  Microwave on HIGH for another 3 minutes.  Beat mixture again until smooth.  Refrigerate until set/cool. Lemon curd will keep up to 2 weeks in refrigerator.

Makes about 1 c. of lemon curd.

This recipe is included in Creating an Afternoon to Remember.