Honey Lemon Curd

Delicious lemon curd (honey sweetened!) -

I’m feeling considerably on edge at current, pretty truly. We’re teetering on the purpose of spring (cloudy, windy, sixty eight ranges, and I can’t stop sneezing!). My deadline for cookbook manufacturing is coming correct up. The suspense of closure is attending to me, and I spend an extreme period of time daydreaming how I’m going to utilize my newfound free time.

I really feel I’ll go to India for a month to show into licensed in yoga. Merely putting that out into the universe.


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, diced into ½” cubes
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 2 big eggs
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
  • ⅔ cup modern lemon juice (from spherical 4 big or eight small lemons)


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the cubed butter and honey. Starting on a low tempo and dealing as a lot as larger speeds, cream the mixture until fluffy. I used a handheld mixer for this.
  2. Whereas beating the mixture, slowly add the egg yolks and eggs. Then, add the zest and lemon juice to the bowl and blend as soon as extra. It could possibly look curdled at this degree, nevertheless don’t worry!
  3. Pour the mixture proper right into a medium-sized, non-reactive saucepan (stainless steel or enameled cast iron should work good). Put together dinner over medium-low heat whereas stirring all the time with a rubber spatula or picket spoon (it’s important to stir regularly all by way of the cooking course of, which may take someplace between 10 to twenty minutes).
  4. As quickly as the mixture begins wanting straightforward and shiny, slowly improve the heat to medium. Proceed cooking until the mixture has thickened and your spoon meets resistance as you stir, which happens correct getting ready to boiling. As quickly as the mixture is trying to boil, put together dinner for about 15 additional seconds whereas stirring persistently, then take away from heat. The curd will thicken up additional as a result of it cools.
  5. Let the curd cool sooner than transferring it to an airtight container and screwing on a lid. Retailer inside the fridge for about 1 week, or inside the freezer for as a lot as 2 months. The curd doesn’t freeze robust, so you’ll scoop out as rather a lot as you want correct from the freezer!