lemon curd


: a custard made with lemon juice, butter, sugar, and eggs and used as a spread or filling

Examples of lemon curd in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Also in my job description is scooping homemade jam—strawberry thyme balsamic, raspberry red wine vinegar, and lemon curd—into dozens of small dipping cups. Arati Menon, Condé Nast Traveler, 28 June 2024 This is an exemplary single malt with notes of dark chocolate, black pepper, and lemon curd. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 13 June 2024 Hawaiian sweet rolls with a lemon curd filling, dipped in French toast batter and deep-fried, tossed with lemon sugar with a drizzle of icing. Jim Higgins, Journal Sentinel, 12 June 2024 Mix-ins: When assembling the ice cream, layer in a drizzle of a balsamic reduction, lemon curd, or a swirl of jam for an even more fruit-forward flavor. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 10 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for lemon curd 

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Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lemon curd was in 1895

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“Lemon curd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lemon%20curd. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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