Introduction: Caveman Curd - Lovely Lemon Curd
When our poor old caveman craved something sweet, what choices did he have? Well not many, Honey, Molasses, sugar from beet or cane or a beautiful cavegirl!.
So what if he wanted something with more Zing!!
Just add LEMON EGGS AND BUTTER
This recipe makes about 3 decent sized jars as shown
Step 1: Gather Supplies and Essentials
So we have:-
A Double Pan (you can use a bowl on a pan if you don't own one)
A Lemon Squeezer
1 lb Sugar
6 oz Butter
Step 2: Beat the Eggs
Crack the 6 eggs on a jug and beat.
Sieve into the double pan
Step 3: Zest and Add the Lemons
Zest the lemons (don't take the pith)
Squeeze the juice and add the zest and juice to the eggs
Step 4: Add Sugar
Weigh and add the granulated sugar
Step 5: Add Butter and Cook
Chop up butter and add
Cook in double pan until all sugar and butter has melted and lemon curd starts to thicken. It will start to stick to the spoon when it is ready (about 20 mins)
Step 6: Heat/Sterilise Jars
Heat some clean jars in a warm oven
Decant Lemon Curd into them
Let cool and eat!!
For longer life keep this in the fridge