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Old 11-12-2007, 09:16 AM   #1
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How do I use lemon curd?

My daughter bought me a jar of lemon curd. For what I don't know! What can I use it for?

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Old 11-12-2007, 09:40 AM   #2
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The filling of a tart. Have it in between a sponge with cream. On bread or toast. Use in a Swiss roll. On a hot scone. As a filling between biscuit halves. Perhaps thinned down as a sauce.

Pretty much, you could substitute lemon curd where you would normally use jam, although not in all instances.
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Old 11-12-2007, 09:46 AM   #3
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Oh man... mix it up with some Marscapone cheese, and fresh fruit(Blueberry, peaches, etc.) stick it in a graham cracker pie crust and chill, then top with fresh whipped cream....
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Old 11-12-2007, 09:52 AM   #4
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Oh man, it's a good thing I ate breakfast this morning or I'd be drooling really, really bad!! Oops, grandson is awake. Back later, thanks Bilby and Jeff G. !!
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Old 11-12-2007, 10:27 AM   #5
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We call this 'dimer halua'
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Old 11-12-2007, 10:39 AM   #6
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There's a local compay that sells lemon curd, among other things, as a sauce for pound cake.
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I have a recipe for cookies that use lemon curd. They're sugar cookies with coconut flakes (totally optional but I like it) that you make an indentation in and drop lemon curd in the center. Then when they're done baking, you can drizzle melted white chocolate over them. Mmm now I want to bake!
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Old 11-12-2007, 12:20 PM   #8
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My son loves lemon curd. Great on bread or toast or even in a sandwich. The others have some good ideas as well.
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We adore lemon curd... aside from making tarts/pies with it, we also pile it on waffles, pancakes, toasts, plain biscuits, or just scoop it out with a spoon...
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Pies, on sponge or pound cake, custard, on cookies.
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