Homemade Lemon Curd in a glass bowl with cut lemons

Homemade Lemon Curd

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Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 9 minutes
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Kylee Cooks


  • 3 eggs lightly beaten
  • 6 Tbs sugar
  • 1.5 tsp freshly grated lemon zest
  • 6 Tbs freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup butter diced (4 Tbs)


  • Whisk all ingredients together in a small saucepan, and cook over medium heat.
  • Continue to heat, whisking constantly until curd is thickened - 5-7 minutes (approximately) (do not boil).
  • Strain the curd through a fine strainer, removing any solids.
  • Refrigerate until cold and thick, around 3 hours, before using.
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