This lighter lemon curd is exactly what your scones, tarts, and parfaits have been missing!
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: Homemade lemon curd, Small batch lemon curd
Zest of 1 lemon
1/3cupfresh lemon juice
Add sugar, lemon juice and zest in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook until sugar is dissolved, stirring frequently. About 3-5 minutes.
In a small mixing bowl, whisk egg until frothy. Whisking continuously, slowly pour sugar-lemon juice mixture into the bowl to combine with the eggs.
Pour egg and lemon mixture back into the small saucepan and reduce heat to medium-low. Add butter and stir consistently for 5 minutes, or until the mixture has slightly thickened and the butter is fully melted.
Carefully pour mixture into a mason jar or other glass container. Allow to fully cool at room temperature before covering with a lid and refrigerating for at least 3 hours.
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