Fresh Fruit Curd

Meyer Lemon Curd

Simple Meyer lemon curd recipe 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 159 kcal


  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 Meyer lemons zested and juiced (1/2 cup of juice)
  • 1 stick of butter 1/2 cup cut in 1 inch pieces


  1. Whisk egg yolks and sugar in a small saucepan.
  2. Heat over medium heat taking care to make sure the mixture doesn't boil.
  3. Gently stir in lemon juice and zest.
  4. Stir continuously for 10-15 until curd thickens and can coat the back of a wooden spoon (it should still be pourable).
  5. Stir in butter until melted.
  6. Strain the curd using a fine mesh strainer into a glass bowl (to remove any cooked bits of egg).
  7. Cool completely
Nutrition Facts
Meyer Lemon Curd
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 159 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Sodium 58mg2%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 2g4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.