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Tart lemon curd?

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Jellypudmum Sun 23-Mar-14 09:56:26

Really love tart lemony taste and would love to find a brand or supplier of a tart rather than overly sweet lemon curd. Any ideas or recommendations please?

Anifrangapani Sun 23-Mar-14 18:52:47

It is really easy to make...

Put grated zest & juice of a large lemon / 2 smaller ones, 75g sugar, 2 large eggs and 50g of butter in a bowl over simmering water - stir using a whisk until it goes thick.

I am told it lasts a week in the fridge...... just not in our house.

CorrieDale Sun 23-Mar-14 19:00:01

If you want home made without the hassle (though it really is easy to make and I say that as a crap cook) then check out your local country market. They nearly always do proper lemon curd, in small pots so it doesn't go off.

Jellypudmum Sun 23-Mar-14 20:01:32

Thank you both. I am a dreadful cook but May brave it!!!!

ArtisanScotchEgg Sun 23-Mar-14 20:19:21

Someone - Delia possibly? Has a microwave lemon curd recipe that is easy and fab.

ArtisanScotchEgg Sun 23-Mar-14 20:20:33

There's a sugary one as well on that site.

Shimmyshimmy Sun 23-Mar-14 20:48:01

We like Waitrose Duchy lemon curd...I've made my own but I'd rather not smile there's something about all that sterilising that turns me off.

Shosha1 Sun 23-Mar-14 20:51:43

I always make the Delia one, this scrummy.

DH made some thus morning.

MrsPaddington Tue 25-Mar-14 08:16:36

Waitrose here too, really good!

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