Microwave Lemon Curd

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Recipe: #42910

June 02, 2024

"This is such a quick and easy way to make a quick lemon curd for pancakes, toast, crumpets, waffles and even cakes. It will keep refrigerated for about 10 days. From Eggs Australia, I have included tips below preparation steps."

Original is 1.5 cp servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (1207.2 g)
  • Calories 3980.4
  • Total Fat - 318 g
  • Saturated Fat - 141.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 9082.4 mg
  • Sodium - 1588.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 128.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0 g
  • Sugars - 105.1 g
  • Protein - 147.2 g
  • Calcium - 1108.1 mg
  • Iron - 24.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 3.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 1.4 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Combine the egg yolks, egg, sugar, lemon zest and juice in a large heatproof microwave-safe bowl.

Step 2

Whisk with a balloon whisk until combined.

Step 3

Add the diced butter and place onto the microwave turntable

Step 4

Follow manufacturer’s instructions to reduce microwave power to 50% and cook uncovered for 7-10 minutes, stirring every minute until mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon. (See tips below)

Step 5

Cover the curd surface with plastic wrap to prevent it from forming a skin.

Step 6

Let cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until cold; when cold spoon curd into a container, cover and refrigerate for up to 10 days.

Step 7

Tips & Hints: When making the curd, begin checking the thickness of the curd at 6 minutes cooking time by dipping a spoon into the curd then run your finger over the back of it. If it leaves a clean line in the curd, it’s cooked enough and ready to cool.

Step 8

Microwaves vary in type, wattage and size, so cooking times may vary. Use cooking times as a guide.

Step 9

Curd will thicken as it cools.


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