Lemon Curd

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Preparation info

  • Makes about

    1 cup

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Let's Do Brunch

Let's Do Brunch

By Brigit Binns

Published 2013

  • About

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • ½ cup (4 oz

Method

In a heatproof bowl set over (but not touching) barely simmering water in a saucepan, whisk together the whole egg, egg yolks, sugar, and lemon juice. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat, add the butter, and stir until incorporated. Strain into another bowl. Cover with a piece of plastic wrap pressed directly on the surface of the curd and refrigera