Sunday, March 26, 2017

Lemon Curd in under 5 minutes!

Lemon curd is one of my favourite things. Every year I sandwich it between layers of whipped cream and fruits in our pavlova. You can spread it on friands or squeeze it into cupcakes. I've paired it here with my shortcrust recipe which you can find here.  But the most exciting thing is that you can have it sitting peacefully in your fridge in under 5 minutes.



Ingredients for Lemon Curd Filling
Zest of 1 large lemon
Juice of 1 large lemon
1/2 cup caster sugar
75g unsalted butter, chopped
2 eggs


Method for Lemon Curd Filling
Combine the zest, juice, sugar and chopped butter in a 1L microwaveable bowl (lid required).  Add 2 eggs to this mixture and whisk together.  Cover and microwave and high (800 watts) for 3 minutes, whisking every minute.  Chill to thicken; roughly 2 - 3 hours.

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