Made with fresh lemons, this luscious curd is delicious spread on homemade scones. When cooking the curd, watch carefully so it does not boil.
- 5 egg yolks
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
- Grated zest of 2 lemons
- 6 Tbs. (3/4 stick) unsalted butter
Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the butter. Let cool, stirring occasionally. Cover tightly and refrigerate before using. Makes about 1 cup.