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The Best Lemon Curd

Estimated Nutritional Profile
Nutrient Quantity
Protein (g)57.3723
Energy (kCal)2526.0933
Carbohydrates (g)352.6225
Total fats (g)105.473
Temporal Sequence of Cooking Processes
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    Utensils Used
    | 1. Juice the lemons and grate the rind from two of them. | 2. In another bowl, beat together sugar and eggs until fluffy; add the lemon juice. | 3. Pour the lemon mixture into a saucepan and cook over low heat, stirring constantly. | 4. Gradually add the butter, 1 tablespoon at a time. When butter is melted, raise the heat to medium, continuing to stir until mixture is thickened. Stir in the zest. | 5. Store in the refrigerator. Use as filling or frosting, as well as with scones. | 6. Variations: substitute lime or orange juice and zest for the lemon. | ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Estimated Nutritional Profile for Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Quantity Unit State Energy (kcal) Carbohydrates Protein (g) Total Lipid (Fat) (g)
    egg 4 286.0 1.44 25.12 19.02
    lemon 4 5.1233 1.6465 0.1943 0.053
    sugar 1 1/2 cups 1208.97 302.394 0.0 0.0
    butter 12 tablespoons unsalted 1026.0 47.141999999999996 32.058 86.4

    - Means that suitable USDA nutrition profile could not be mapped for this ingredient-unit combination.

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