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Microwave Lemon Curd

Desserts, Snacks, Vegetarian, Low Phosphorus, Low Potassium, Low Protein, Low Sodium


Based on 16 servings per recipe.

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 lemons, zested
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted


  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, whisk together the sugar & eggs until smooth.
  2. Stir in the lemon juice, lemon zest and butter.
  3. Cook in the microwave for one minute intervals, stirring after each minute until the mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a metal spoon.
  4. Remove from the microwave and pour into small sterile jars.
  5. Store for up to three weeks in the refrigerator.

About This Recipe

Make a small batch of this delicious filling from those leftover lemons. It is also delicious in a mini pie crust or even on vanilla wafers.

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