Recipe Detail

TANGY MICROWAVE LEMON CURD

TANGY MICROWAVE LEMON CURD

Prep 15 mins | Cook 5-7 mins | Makes 2 cups

125g unsalted butter, chopped

3 free-range eggs, at room temperature

2/3 cup caster sugar

2 tsp finely grated lemon rind

¾ cup lemon juice (about 3-4 lemons)

STEP 1: Place butter into a large microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for 30-60 seconds until melted.

STEP 2: Add eggs, sugar, lemon rind and lemon juice. Microwave on medium, whisking every minute, for 5-7 minutes until a smooth thick curd forms. Transfer mixture to an airtight container, cover with a sheet of plastic wrap and refrigerate until cold.

STEP 3: Store in the fridge for up to 1 week.

 Fabulous ways to use lemon curd…

  • Use as a filling in butterfly cupcakes and crepes.
  • Serve on a pavlova or meringue nests with whipped cream.
  • Use it as a filling in a lemon meringue tart.