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Lemon Curd Filling

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cold water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 1 Large, beaten
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon rind 1 Medium
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a saucepan on medium heat, add and combine sugar, cornstarch and salt. Pour water and mix all the ingredients until thick.
2. Take 1 tablespoon of the above mixture and mix it with the beaten egg just until combined. Then pour it back into the saucepan and mix well. Stirring continuously cook this for 2 minutes over medium heat.
3. Once done, remove from heat and stir in lemon juice, lemon rind and butter. Stir well until the butter melts.
4. once done, transfer it into a bowl and cover the bowl with a plastic wrap making sure to touch the surface of the lemon filling. Let this cool completely before use.

SERVING
5. Use the lemon curd filling for cakes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Filling, Lemon
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Interest: 
Quick
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 207 Calories from Fat 65

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11.3%

Saturated Fat 4.2 g21.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 69 mg23%

Sodium 506.3 mg21.1%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.38 g1.5%

Sugars 25.4 g

Protein 2 g3.5%

Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 11.1%

Calcium 1.5% Iron 1.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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