Lemon curd recipe

Recipe for lemon curd

Difficulty: Moderate

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Serves: 3 cups

4 Eggs

4 Egg yolks

1 cup Sugar

¾ cup lemon juice, freshly squeezed

2 lemon, zested

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces

1. Combine all ingredients in a heavy saucepan except butter and whisk to combine.

2. Heat over a low flame, stirring constantly; until curd thickens (180° F using an instant read thermometer).

3. Remove from heat and whish in butter.

4. Pour into a bowl. Allow to cool before refrigerating.

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