A friend of mine has a gorgeous lemon tree in her backyard and she brought over a ton of lemons for me recently. I decided to make some quick and easy lemon curd! I’ve seen a microwave lemon curd recipe around on the internet and decided to test it to see if it actually works. I used a recipe from King Arthur Flour’s website.
Not gonna lie, I was super skeptical of the recipe. I thought the curd would never set and it would all end up in a soup-y mess. Luckily I was wrong – it was easy and it tastes exactly same as traditionally made lemon curd!
I always think that recipes that have a shortcut using a microwave will turn out terribly (mostly because most of the time they do). Microwaves are a fickle thing, with hot spots and varying levels of power which end up leaving you with either totally nuked food or lukewarm meals. Not this time. I actually preferred the microwave method for lemon curd, so much easier and faster! This is a great way to quickly use up your lemons or cut some time on a lemon bar recipes!
Give this recipe a try! I’m using my lemon curd for meal prep! I like adding a dollop of lemon curd to plain Greek yogurt and top it with berries for a tasty breakfast yogurt bowl! Try it out!