I loathe shop-bought lemon curd and hadn't eaten it for years, until I made this recipe, which is delicious.

Lemon curd (TM)
Calories per serving:30
Ready in:10 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:5 minutes
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:24th February 2014

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Thermy curd


Lovely, thanks Julia

Paul R Smith


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  1. Put the sugar and the rind into the bowl 20 seconds / Speed 10
  2. Add the remaining ingredients 10 seconds / Speed 6
  3. Scrape down the inside of the bowl 5 minutes / 80°C / Speed 4 - you may wish the mixture to be thicker or runnier, in which case adjust the cooking time by a minute or two.
  4. Transfer to a bowl and allow to cool before use.
  5. If you want to keep it, tip into sterlised jars or Lock&Lock tubs and refrigerate.

Recipe source

  • Summarised from Fast and Easy Cooking, the book which comes with Thermomixes sold in the UK.


This recipe makes 250 ml


Use as a filling for tarts, cakes and pies or spread on toast.

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