5 Minute Microwave Lemon Curd – Keto and Low Carb

5 Minutes 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!  

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!  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 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
Prep Time
2 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
7 mins
 
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!
Course: Condiment
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
  1. 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.  

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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