Microwave Lemon Curd

Microwave Lemon Curd

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"This is a delectable lemon curd recipe with the added attraction of being quick and easy to make. It is particularly useful when entertaining and short on time."

Ingredients

16 m servings 117 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 117 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 6.7 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.1g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 14 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, whisk together the sugar and eggs until smooth. Stir in lemon juice, lemon zest and butter. Cook in the microwave for one minute intervals, stirring after each minute until the mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a metal spoon. Remove from the microwave, and pour into small sterile jars. Store for up to three weeks in the refrigerator.

Footnotes

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  • If you over cook the mixture a little, or forget to stir, you can pass the mixture through a fine sieve to remove the bits of cooked egg.
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I'm certainly impressed with this recipe, especially coming from a microwave. Mine cooked to the right consistency in about 5 1/2 minutes. It will be thin when it's done, but if it can coat the ...

This was AWSOME! I rolled out premade pie crusts and cut it with a cookie cutter to fit mini cupcake pan, baked it for 10 minutes and filled the little pastry cups with this lemon curd. They we...

If I didn't see this for myself I would have never believed it. I followed the directions exactly, used the ingredients exactly, and in two minutes flat (seriously!) I had a beautiful, sweet, t...