This Paleo Lemon Curd recipe is bright, fresh, and lightened up. It’s made with whole eggs, honey, and coconut oil so it’s a much healthier version then you’re used to.
This lemon curd recipe also has an added bonus- no added sugar! Instead of sugar I used honey to sweeten it naturally. When winter weather starts getting me down, I find that I really start reaching for flavors that remind me of sunshine and warm weather. Lots of lemon, berries, asparagus, and summer cocktails. Speaking of cocktails, I feel like we’re due for some soon. Any preferences?
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Paleo Lemon Curd
- 4 large eggs, room temperature
- 1/2 C coconut oil
- zest of 2 lemons
- 1/3 C honey
- 1/8 tsp fine sea salt
- 1/2 C lemon juice, freshly squeezed (about 3-4 lemons depending on size)
- Add the eggs, coconut oil, lemon zest, honey, salt, and lemon juice to a 2 quart non-stick saucepan . Using a silicon whisk , whisk together until all ingredients are combined. If your coconut oil is at a solid state and doesn't combine right away, that's ok - it will melt when you heat it.
- Continue to heat the mixture over medium-low heat, whisking constantly until thickened. The lemon curd will thicken (to pudding consistency) after about 8-10 minutes.
- Remove from heat, transfer to glass containers and cool to room temperature before refrigerating.
Adapted from Ina Garten's recipe on Food Network .
Other Paleo Dessert Recipes You Might Enjoy:
Double Chocolate Paleo Brownies – Fit Foodie Finds
Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies – Bakerita
Paleo Lemon Bars – Food Faith Fitness
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