Cooking Classics: Lemon Curd

The Basics. Lemons. Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Butermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personalty Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern SocialsCooking Classics

The Technique

Lemon Curd

Tart & tangy lemon curd is a simple pleasure that’s relatively effortless to prepare. Using fresh lemons, the zest & the juice, will offer a clean flavor that cannot be replicated compared to commercial jars. The procedure is straightforward & in order to make a good recipe, the mixture will need to be passed through a wire mesh sieve once cooked as Classic Lemon Curd should have a smooth texture on the tongue. Learn how to make this culinary favorite ideal for Buttermilk Biscuits, toasted Farmhouse White Bread slices, Buttermilk-Cornmeal Waffles topped with fresh fruit & so much more. 

Cooking Classics. Classic Lemon Curd By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Game Day Tailgating Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Birmingham, Alabama Editorial Director

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makes a smidge over 1 cup

Only the egg yolks will be needed in order to prepare the lemon curd. Use the egg whites to make Strawberry-Lemon Pavlova.

1 1/4 cups sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp lemon zest
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
6 egg yolks
2 Tbsp butter, cut into pieces

Whisk together the sugar, the salt, the lemon zest & the lemon juice in a 2-quart saucepan. Whisk in the egg yolks until blended. Cook, whisking constantly, over Medium-Low heat until the mixture begins to thicken slightly & bubble around the pan edges, about 8 to 10 minutes. It should coat the back of a spoon & when swiped, it will leave a path. Remove from the heat & push the mixture through a fine wire mesh sieve over a bowl using a rubber spatula. Add the butter & let stand a minute or two until it begins to melt. Stir the lemon curd until blended & smooth. Place plastic wrap directly over the surface. The mixture will thicken as it cools. Chill 3 hours. 

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The Basics. Lemons. Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Butermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personalty Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern SocialsHow To Make Classic Lemon Curd

A few visual cues will help you prepare a successful batch of Classic Lemon Curd. Once you are comfortable with the technique, use the recipe as a guide to make additional flavor combinations with fresh limes & oranges. Start with a little less sugar & taste as you go to be certain the sweetness is to your liking. 

Cooking Classics. Classic Lemon Curd By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Game Day Tailgating Writer Food Stylist TV Cooking Personality Modern Southern Socials Birmingham, Alabama Editorial Director

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A few pieces of equipment will be needed in order to complete the task. Read through the recipe instructions before beginning. Here’s what you should know.

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 Begin with egg yolks that have been properly separated from the eggs whites. Look to The Basics: Eggs for pointers on this particular task. Capture the lemon zest before juicing fresh lemons.

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Whisk together the sugar, the salt, the lemon zest & the lemon juice in a 2-quart saucepan. Add the egg yolks.

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Whisk in the egg yolks until blended. 

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Cook, whisking constantly, over Medium-Low heat until the mixture begins to thicken slightly & bubble around the pan edges, about 8 to 10 minutes. It should coat the back of a spoon & when swiped, it will leave a path. 

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Remove from the heat & push the mixture through a fine wire mesh sieve over a bowl using a rubber spatula. 

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Add the butter & let stand a minute or two until it begins to melt. 

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Stir the lemon curd until blended & smooth. Place plastic wrap directly over the surface. The mixture will thicken as it cools. Chill 3 hours. 

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Classic Lemon Curd makes a wonderful accompaniment to Buttermilk Shortcakes & Meringue Shells that can be crafted into a lovely Strawberry-Lemon Pavlova plated dessert when entertaining. 

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