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Lemon Curd Made from Fresh Eggs Laid By our Free Range Ducks & Chickens at Chilcotts Farm. Our poultry is fed on non GM food, the best we can buy

Lemon Curd

A curd is a thick custard conserve, in its purest form, made from a fruit, butter, eggs, and sugar. This Lemon Curd recipe is simple and how lemon curd should be made, no artificial additives or thickeners.

Lemon Curd is gorgeous on toast, crumpets or drizzled into plain yogurt (our favourite!)  Our lemon curd is almost a fluorescent yellow as a result of the deep yellow yolks of our duck eggs.  Its very simple to make, and the flavour is second to none.  You know that the ingredients are the simplest producing a Lemon Curd that is fresh zingy and refreshingly tasty.


  • Grated rind and juice of 4 unwaxed lemons
  • 4 Large Eggs (We use our duck eggs, but hen eggs are fine too)
  • 100g of butter (For a fat free version, the butter can be left out of the recipe)
  • 450g of sugar


  • 3 to 4 jam jars
  • sauce pan and bowl, to make a double boiler (the pan is filled about half with water, and the bowl sits in the pan)
  • Wooden spoon


  • Wash the jam jars in warm soapy water, rinse and along with the lids, place in a warm oven at about 80°C.

How to make

  1. Put all the ingredients into a bowl and place the bowl on top of a simmering saucepan of water.
  2. Stir the contents of the bowl until the sugar has dissolved (it no longer feels gritty on the bottom of the bowl)
  3. Continue to heat stirring from time to time until the curd thickens and covers the back of the spoon.
  4. When it thickens, poor the contents into clean sterilised jars.


Homemade Lemon Curd

Our Homemade Lemon Curd is made with our duck eggs and the simplest of fresh ingredients.

Its colour is a bright almost fluorescent yellow, which we believe is from the deep rich colour of our duck egg yolks.

Once open, please keep refigerated.

Fancy making it yourself? Here is the recipe.

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Additional Information

Weight .550 kg
Allergy Advice

Contains Duck Eggs


Butter, Duck Eggs (Laid by Ducks at Chilcotts Farm), Lemons, Sugar

Jar Size

225g 8oz (227ml), 28g 1oz (30ml)


Available when we have a surplus of eggs., Made in small batches each season. When its gone its gone.


Produced in Devon, United Kingdom


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2 thoughts on “Lemon Curd

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    Magdalena - September 11, 2019

    Hi , when the lemon curd and Orange marmalade will be back on sale ?

    Thank you ?

    1. Reply
      Allen - September 11, 2019

      Hi Magdalena

      We currently do not have any immediate plans to make another batch. Typically the lemon curd is made when we have surplus eggs, the the marmalade when we need another batch.

      Would you like me to let you know when we have some made and you can come and collect?

      Thank you


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