Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd
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Ingredients

  • [[{{6 tablespoons}} unsalted butter (¾ stick), cut into 6 pieces, at room temperature]]
  • [[{{1/8 teaspoon}} fine salt]]
  • [[{{1/3 cup}} freshly squeezed lemon juice (from about 3 to 4 lemons)]]
  • [[{{¼ cup}} finely grated, loosely packed lemon zest (from about 5 to 6 medium lemons)]]
  • [[{{½ cup}} granulated sugar]]
  • [[{{4}} large egg yolks]]

Fill a medium saucepan with 1 to 2 inches of water and bring it to a simmer over high heat; reduce the heat to low and keep the water at a bare simmer. Place all of the ingredients except the butter in a large heatproof bowl and whisk to combine. Set the bowl over, but not touching, the simmeri...

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