Flavorful and zesty, lemon curd offers the brightness of lemons while remaining balanced with a blend of rich egg yolk and butter. This delicious lemon curd adds a tasty twist to cake and tart filling and is perfect for flavoring your favorite buttercream.
Zesty Lemon Curd
1 cup butter, cut into pieces
3 eggs, beaten
2 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
Grated peel of one lemon
COMBINE all ingredients in the top of a double boiler.
COOK and stir over boiling water until thickened like pudding.
REMOVE from heat and cool.
STORE in the refrigerator up to 2 weeks.