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honey lemon curd

A refined sugar-free, paleo lemon curd.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: dessert / condiment
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Paleo
Servings: 4 -6
Author: the Whole Smiths


  • 2/3 C. fresh squeezed lemon juice strained
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1/2 C. honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


  • Over medium low heat in a saucepan add lemon juice, zest and honey
  • Stir and heat until the honey is fully dissolved and incorporated into the lemon juice
  • In a separate bowl whisk your two eggs together well
  • Slowly drizzle the lemon honey mixture from the saucepan into the bowl while whisking all together
  • Whisk for about a minute
  • Then using a fine mesh strainer, strain the mixture back into the saucepan
  • Continue to constantly whisk and heat until it starts to thicken, about 5-7 minutes
  • As soon as it starts to simmer / bubble you know you've done it long enough
  • Add your vanilla, give it a quick stir and take it off the heat
  • Pour into a glass jar, cover, put into the fridge and you're done
  • Wait for it to cool and it should be all set in just a couple of hours.