Pour the mixture into sterilised jars, close tightly and store in a cool, dark place.
How to use lemon curd
Simply put, lemon curd is incredibly versatile. It can be used in a host of different ways to add tang to treats such as vanilla ice cream and yoghurt. It is also delicious spread on scones or hot buttered toast. Hide a spoonful of lemon curd in the middle of a cupcake, spread it under whipped cream between the layers of a sponge or stir a dollop into porridge. The only limit is your imagination.
How to store lemon curd
Once opened, lemon curd will keep in the fridge for up to a week in an airtight jar or up to three months in the freezer. If you do freeze it, make sure you defrost it overnight before using it.
For the perfect creative lemon curd recipe, how about this lip-smacking lemon curd cheesecake?
This recipe was updated on 23/08/2023.