Lemon Curd

Ingredients

  • 2 ¼ cups unsalted butter
  • 3 ½ cups fresh lemon juice
  • 6 cups sugar
  • 18 large eggs

In large metal bowl, whisk together eggs, sugar, lemon juice, and butter. Set bowl over pot of simmering water and cook, whisking frequently, until mixture is thick enough to coat the back of wooden spoon, about 20 minutes. Immediately force curd through fine-mesh sieve into large bowl, scraping ...

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