Gentle lemon cream great for making cake and for dessert. Usually any acid leads to the fact that the cream minimized. Then how can you make the cream with lemon juice?

Lemon curd is best served as for dessert, or as a delicious and unusual Breakfast. And your guests at any party will appreciate the light biscuit, poured with lemon cream, as an unusual dessert.

Lemon custard

We offer you to cook traditional English lemon curd, which is perfectly suited as a dessert. In addition, this cream can be used for cooking cakes. To prepare the cream, you will need the following ingredients :

  • 5 egg yolks
  • 1 tbsp. Sahara
  • 4 lemons
  • 50 g butter

Lemon cream for this recipe is prepared in a water bath. It is best to use a large enough pot, with which you will be comfortable to work with. Fill the pan with water and put it to heat. At this time, take care of the cream itself. In a small saucepan, beat the yolks and sugar until you get a smooth mixture.

From the lemons squeeze out the juice and grate the zest. Measure the amount of lemon juice obtained: it should be about 85 ml. If you do not have enough juice, dilute it with some cold water. In the egg mixture, add the juice and lemon zest, shake well.

When the water in the pan for a water bath begins to boil, reduce the heat and put into it your saucepan with cream. Constantly whip the cream until it thickens. Remove the cream from the water bath, add butter and stir well. Add oil in small portions: each piece must completely melt before adding a new one. The finished cream is poured into a container and covered with a film. The prepared lemon cream can be stored in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.