5 Minute Microwave Lemon Curd – Keto, Low Carb & Sugar Free

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With a handful of ingredients, fresh lemons and a microwave, you can have homemade lemon curd within 5 minutes!

5 Minute Microwave Lemon Curd - Keto, Low Carb & Sugar Free

I’ve been making traditional lemon curd for years and I absolutely love it!  This is a new quick method of making it that is just as delicious, but is much easier.

5 Minutes Microwave Lemon Curd - Keto and Low Carb

I found the most beautiful lemons at the grocery store and just had to put them to good use!

5 Minutes Microwave Lemon Curd - Keto and Low Carb

Trust me when I tell you that it is every bit as good as when you make it with the traditional method!  I use this lemon curd to fill my Lemon Meringue Cupcakes, which are simply fantastic!

Ingredients:

1/2 cup Fresh Lemon Juice

2 tablespoons Lemon Zest

3/4 Cup of Swerve confectioners (or erythritol)

1/2 cup grass-fed unsalted butter, melted

2 whole Eggs

3 Egg Yolks

1/4 teaspoon of Salt

Preparation

Add the eggs into a large mixing bowl and whisk.

5 Minute Microwave Lemon Curd - Keto and Low Carb

Mix in the swerve for 2 minutes or until well combined.

5 Minute Microwave Lemon Curd - Keto and Low Carb

Then add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Cook in the microwave for 1 minutes, remove and whisk.

5 Minute Microwave Lemon Curd - Keto and Low Carb

Place back in the microwave to cook for another minute, remove and whisk.  Repeat the process 3 more times, for a total of 5 minutes.

5 Minute Microwave Lemon Curd - Keto and Low Carb

Allow to cool at room temperature for 10-15 minutes, then store leftovers in the fridge for up to a week, or in the freezer.

5 Minute Microwave Lemon Curd - Keto and Low Carb

5 Minutes Microwave Lemon Curd - Keto and Low Carb

5 Minutes Microwave Lemon Curd - Keto and Low Carb

5 Minutes Microwave Lemon Curd - Keto and Low Carb

You can use this lemon curd to fill my Lemon Meringue Cupcakes!

Lemon Meringue Cupcakes - Keto, Low Carb & Gluten Free

You can also use it in my Lemon Mascarpone Tart

Lemon Mascarpone Tart - Keto, Low Carb & Gluten Free

Note: If you prefer making Lemon Curd using the traditional stovetop method, check out my recipe here.

Lemon Curd - Keto, Low Carb & Sugar Free

5 Minute Microwave Lemon Curd - Keto and Low Carb

Makes 12 Servings

Macros: Fat 13 grams – Protein 2 grams – Carbs 2 grams


5 Minute Microwave Lemon Curd - Keto and Low Carb
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5 Minute Microwave Lemon Curd - Keto and Low Carb

I've been making traditional lemon curd for years and I absolutely love it!  This is a new quick method of making it that is just as delicious, but is much easier.  With a handful of ingredients and a microwave, you can have homemade lemon curd within 5 minutes!  Trust me when I tell you that it is every bit as good as when you make it with the traditional method!  I use this lemon curd to fill my Lemon Meringue Cupcakes, which are simply fantastic!
CourseCondiment
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 12

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon Zest
  • 3/4 Cup of Swerve confectioners - or erythritol
  • 1/2 cup grass-fed unsalted butter - melted
  • 2 whole Eggs
  • 3 Egg Yolks
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Salt

Preparation

  • Add the eggs into a large mixing bowl and whisk.  Add in the swerve and mix for 2 minutes or until well combined.  Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Cook in the microwave for 1 minutes, remove and whisk.  
  • Place back in the microwave to cook for another minute, remove and whisk. Repeat the process 3 more times, for a total of 5 minutes.
  • Allow to cool at room temperature for 10-15 minutes, then store leftovers in the fridge for up to a week, or in the freezer.
*All nutritional data is provided as a courtesy and is accurate to the best of my knowledge. I am not a certified Nutritionist, so if you are concerned about this data, please feel free to verify it using the nutrition calculator of your choice. All data is based on net carbs and does not include sugar alchol (Swerve/Erythritol).
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This is the best stuff ever!!! I made one mistake. I didn’t double it!
So easy to make and just luscious.