Homemade Lemon Curd

This is a great thing to have on hand. There are so many things you can do with it. Tarts, the base of lemon cake and candies. It is just a great thing to have and easy to whip up a batch.
Ingredients:
2 cups granulated sugar
6 large eggs
1/2 cup lemon juice
4 tablespoons butter
Step-by-Step
  1. Beat granulated sugar and eggs in a medium bowl with an electric mixer set at high speed until blended.
  2. Pour egg mixture into top of a double boiler set over medium-high heat. Stir in lemon juice and butter.
  3. Cook, stirring continually, until thickened.
  4. Spoon the lemon curd into 3 sterilized 1/2-pint jars, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Seal with 2-piece lids.
  5. Makes 1 1/2 pints. Store lemon curd in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks. 
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