Lemon curd recipe (Mum's)

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Lemon curd recipe (Mum's)
Lemon curd recipe (Mum's)

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Thanks Mum!


This recipe has been made many times over. x Jem

Servings:Serves 6 - Makes 2 small pots
Calories per serving:178
Ready in:30 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:15 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:29th July 2013

Another recipe from Mum's scribbled cookery notes, seeing the recipe now, I'm amazed to see how simple it was for her to make such a great staple.


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  1. Beat the eggs and add to the top pan of a bain-marie (double-boiler), with the remaining ingredients. A bowl over a pan of simmering water will do if you don't have a bain-marie
  2. Stir until the sugar has dissolved.
  3. Continue gently heating and stirring as the curd thickens. Its ready when it is thick enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon.
  4. Pour into hot, sterilised jam jars and seal properly.

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