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Lemon curd recipes

28 Recipes

Whip up a pot of luscious lemon curd with our easy recipe, then make one of our favourite citrussy sweet treats. Try a fruity sponge, a rich fool or trifle. 

58 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

There’s nothing quite like a simple, zesty, homemade lemon curd. Perfect on toast, scones, hot buttered crumpets or rippled through ice cream

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
45 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Treat yourself to a delightfully easy family dessert - ready in just five minutes

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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31 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Hidden inside these crumbly biscuits lies a heart of lemon curd, giving an unexpected burst of flavour

30 mins
Easy
40 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A lemon sponge cake dotted with tender pink pieces of rhubarb and topped with decadent cream frosting

1 hr
Easy
9 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy a slice of lemon curd and orange cake for elevenses or afternoon tea. Top with flaked almonds and lemon zest and serve with a cuppa

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
128 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Kids can help make this simple springtime treat – delicious with extra lemon curd and yogurt as a pud, or serve with a cuppa

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy these individual raspberry, pistachio & lemon trifles as part of a summer menu. They're easy to assemble and you can easily pack them up in tubs for picnics

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve this vibrant lemon curd and passion fruit tart as an easy dessert or sweet treat. Its tropical flavours make it perfect for summer

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

These little puds look deceptively sweet, but they contain a sponge bursting with berries and the sauce is deliciously tangy

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This pudding from reader Elizabeth Clark is the perfect centrepiece, complete with chewy meringue, creamy lemon filling and retro decoration

50 mins
More effort
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

With it's light, lemony taste, this is will become everyone's summer favourite in no time

45 mins
More effort
26 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Who could resist a kiss? These dainty melt-in-the-mouth biscuits make a scrumptious addition to an afternoon tea spread

45 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Use up your leftover fruit buns in this sumptuous spin on traditional bread and butter pudding - a great spring bake

1 hr
Easy
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Fill up the biscuit tin for the Christmas holidays with these gorgeous lemon star biscuits with a lemon curd filling. They make a lovely mid-morning treat

35 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
30 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

These slices of zesty lemony goodness are hard to resist

55 mins
Easy
30 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make these smart, simple desserts ahead of time for a relaxed Friday night supper with friends

10 mins
Easy
198 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A simple but very impressive pud, light enough to have a slice to finish a big meal

50 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Infuse traditional rice pudding with lemon curd and rhubarb for a zesty yet comforting dessert. It's a real treat on a cold day

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Expect requests for second helpings of this decadent dessert! Bake raspberry doughnuts with fresh custard, lemon curd and raspberries

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
93 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A classic British cake from the Bake Off judge, Paul Hollywood's lemon drizzle is a simple traybake, made extra special with feather icing

55 mins
Easy
40 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Polenta (sometimes called fine cornmeal) gives this cake its yellow colour and soft texture

55 mins
Easy
51 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This looks and tastes so good people will never believe it only takes 20 minutes to put together

4 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Swap cherry for tangy lemon and lime for a zingy spin on this classic almond pie with sponge filling and layer of fruity curd

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Everyone's favourite jam biscuit gets a zesty makeover - sandwich with lemon curd and sprinkle with sherbet for extra zing

1 hr
Easy
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