How to Make Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd is a vibrant, zesty spread or topping bursting with lemon flavor. Our simple recipe consists of just a few ingredients and requires minimal effort.

Dish Info





Step 1

Whisk sugar, lemon zest, eggs, and egg yolks.

Step 2

Heat lemon juice and butter and stir until butter melts.

Step 3

Add egg mixture, vanilla bean paste, & kosher salt to butter mixture.

Step 4

Cook on low heat and stir constantly until mixture thickens.

Step 5

Allow curd to cool then store it or use it on...

Cakes, scones, waffles, and more!

About the Authors

We're Alec & Kat, the authors behind The Heirloom Pantry.  We teach approachable, elevated recipes for the home cook, greatly inspired by our Japanese and Italian heritage.