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J Dub's Homemade Lemon Curd - J Dub By Design™

J Dub’s Homemade Lemon Curd




  • 3 lemons, finely zested
  • 3/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 5 large eggs (use the eggs that only called for whites from another recipe and then add in the entire egg, white and all, for any additional eggs you may need)
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3/4 cups of Butter cut into cubes.



  1. Zest lemons.
  2. Juice lemons to get 3/4 cup lemon juice.
  3. Add lemon zest, lemon juice, sugar, eggs and salt to sauce pan.  
  4. Turn heat to medium.
  5. Whisk continually for about 8 minutes until sauce starts to thicken.  
  6. Add in butter, a few cubes at a time, whisking as butter melts.
  7. Pour curd into sealable container.
  8. Chill curd for at least 4 hours.


  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes (pluse cooling time)
  • Category: dessert
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: lemon curd