If you’re a fan of lemon desserts, you’ll love this easy recipe for homemade lemon curd! It’s perfect for filling cakes, cupcakes, and tart shells, or just spreading on toast.

You'll only need a few simple ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's get started!

Step 1. With an electric mixer on medium speed, beat the butter and sugar until the mixture is fluffy and lightened in color.

Step 2. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after adding each one.

Step 3. With the mixer on low speed, gradually add the lemon juice. Mix just until combined.

Step 4. Stir in the lemon zest.

Step 5. Use the microwave or stovetop to cook the curd until thickened.

Transfer to individual jars for storage or gifting. Enjoy!

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