Microwave Lemon Curd

Microwave Lemon Curd

Course: Condiment


  • Microwave Safe Bowl


  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 3 Eggs Whole
  • 1 Cup Lemon Juice
  • Zest Of 3 Lemons
  • 1/2 Cup Butter Unsalted


  • In a large microwave-safe bowl, whisk together the sugar and eggs until smooth and thoroughly combined.
  • Whisk in lemon juice, lemon zest and melted butter.
  • Cook in the microwave on full power for one minute intervals, stirring after each minute.
  • This process will take about 3-5 minutes depending on the strength of your microwave.
  • You will know the lemon curd is done cooking when it coats the back of a metal spoon.
  • Remove from the microwave, push through a fine, mesh sieve and pour into sterile jar or container.
  • Once the curd has cooled to room temperature, cover it with a lid and store it in the refrigerator for about 2 weeks. The curd will thicken as it cools.

Microwave Lemon Curd
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