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This Lemon Curd is lightened up, but still as delicious as the classic dessert spread. www.laurenkellynutrition.com
Easy Lemon Curd
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Course: Dessert, treat
Author: Lauren Kelly Nutrition
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • zest from 2 lemons
  • 1/2 cup unrefined sugar
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  1. In a small saucepan, mix the beaten eggs, lemon juice, zest, sugar and coconut oil over low heat.
  2. Stir constantly for 5-7 minutes being careful not to bring the mixture to a simmer.
  3. After completely mixed and thickened, remove from heat and allow to cool.
  4. If using right away as a filling, allow to cool completely before using.
  5. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 3 days.