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Lemon Curd

Dessert-8026
Ingredients  
5 large eggs
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons lemon peel, grated (4-6 lemons)
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
 
Preparation
In a small mixing bowl, beat eggs at high speed until thick and lemon-colored; set aside. In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Remove from heat and add sugar, lemon peel and juice; blend well. Stir in eggs. Cook and stir over medium heat just until mixture comes to a boil and is smooth and thickened. Remove from heat and pour into jar(s) or a freezer container. Cover and chill thoroughly, several hours or overnight.

Yield
About 1 1/2 cups

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories 145, Calories From Fat 88, Total Fat 10g, Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fatty Acid 0, Cholesterol 122mg, Total Carbohydrates 13g, Protein 3g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.02g

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