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 For now, the beautiful lemon curd, pumpkin cream, vanilla sugar, and parm chive cruffins, kougin amann, vegan English muffins, and breads are available for pre-order and pickup. BostonGlobe.com, 26 Oct. 2021 New Orleans wedding cake —- almond cake with pineapple filling, lemon curd and praline crumb highlighting Brooklyn Street Local, representing In the Business of Food. Sue Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 6 Aug. 2021 The ingredients: raw goat milk, culture, and sometimes gourmet vanilla bean paste sourced from nearby Boise, or fresh lemon curd, or peach jam. Raisa Bruner, Time, 29 July 2021 Drizzle with a simple powdered sugar glaze or enjoy with lemon curd. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 July 2021 Thankfully, like many powerhouse fragrances from the ’80s, it’s been toned down somewhat over the years and the original creamy, lemon curd vibe has been replaced by a sharper, bitterer citrus zing which gives it a more contemporary feel. Lee Kynaston, Robb Report, 6 June 2021 Using a knife dipped in hot water, slice crosswise and serve with fresh berries or kiwi or lemon curd. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 27 May 2021 The Pink Door strawberry scone with chocolate chips, served with lemon curd and Devonshire cream. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, 4 May 2021 Treat yourself to such delightful accompaniments as lemon curd & butter and Duchess Devonshire cream, or savory and sweet ladies spring garden scones. Roger Sands, Forbes, 17 May 2021

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First Known Use of lemon curd

1895, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lemon curd was in 1895

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14 Nov 2021

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“Lemon curd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lemon%20curd. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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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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