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5 Minute Microwave Lemon Curd - Keto and Low Carb

This microwave lemon curd tastes every bit as tasty as the traditional stovetop version. In just 5 minutes, you can have this tart lemony goodness!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Condiment
Servings: 12
Calories: 124kcal
Author: Keto Cooking Christian


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


  • 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.



*Makes about 1 1/2 cups.


Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g