lemon curd


Definition of 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 Meringue topping shouldn’t be reserved for lemon curd fillings. Washington Post, "Tart roasted cranberries and a billowy meringue topping take this pie in a bright, bold direction," 12 Nov. 2020 Made through a process similar to that of producing lemon curd, using eggs, butter and sugar, the spread has an equally distinct aroma. Benoît Loiseau, New York Times, "The T List: Five Things We Recommend This Week," 5 Nov. 2020 Snip off the corner and pipe a center of lemon curd into each of the rosettes. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Tired of blah desserts? These four are worth the calories," 21 Sep. 2020 Hop presence is also higher, with the lemon curd and spice notes of continental hop varieties. Michael Agnew, Star Tribune, "Celebrate the fall with Oktoberfest beers," 9 Sep. 2020 Let cool slightly, then top with lemon curd, berries, and mint. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Dutch Babies," 30 Apr. 2020 Each sip is like taking a bite of toast smeared with lemon curd. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, "Clay Pigeon soars high with its new wine releases," 20 June 2020 This wine is effusive in its expression of orchard fruit flavors — apple, apricot and pear — with a hint of lemon curd and buttery brioche. Washington Post, "Want a good, cheap red? This $13 bottle is made for grilling season.," 15 May 2020 These fluffy skillet pancakes are like supersize popovers, perfect for piling on tasty toppings like lemon curd and berries, or go savory with ham and cheese. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Dutch Babies," 30 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of lemon curd

1895, in the meaning defined above

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25 Nov 2020

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“Lemon curd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lemon%20curd. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of lemon curd

: a sweet, soft food made with lemon juice, butter, sugar, and eggs

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