Soft Lemon Curd Cookies Recipe

Soft Lemon Curd Cookies Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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Have a bunch of lemons at home and don’t know what to do with them? Try this soft lemon curd cookies recipe by Cooking tree 쿠킹트리 – I’m sure you won’t regret it. They turned out amazing, especially the lemon curd. Everyone loved it, and they’ve been asking me to make it again this weekend.



For the batter:

  • 2/3 cup of sugar
  • a dash of salt
  • lemon zest
  • 1/3 cup of melted unsalted butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 3 1/4 teaspoons of lemon juice
  • 2 eggs
  • yellow food coloring
  • 3 cups of cake flour
  • 1/3 tablespoon of baking powder

For the lemon curd:

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 3 1/4 tablespoons of sugar
  • a pinch of salt
  • 3 1/4 teaspoon of cornstarch
  • 2 2/3 tablespoons of milk
  • 4 1/4 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • lemon zest
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon of unsalted butter


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Step 1:

In a large mixing bowl, mix sugar, salt, and lemon zest. Next, stir in melted unsalted butter, vanilla extract, and lemon juice.

Step 2:

Add the eggs and yellow food coloring. Whisk until well incorporated.

Step 3:

Sift the cake flour and baking powder directly into the mixture to remove lumps.

Step 4:

Mix everything until well combined. Cover the bowl with a cling wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Soft Lemon Curd Cookies Recipe Ingredients
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Step 5:

Make the lemon curd. In a small pot, add egg yolks, sugar, and a pinch of salt. Mix everything until well combined. Next, add the cornstarch, milk, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Stir until well combined.

Step 6:

Place the pot over heat and stir constantly until it becomes thick and smooth. Remove from heat and add unsalted butter.

Step 7:

Strain the lemon curd to remove any lumps and transfer to a bowl. Cover with cling wrap and let it cool to room temperature.

Step 8:

Get about half a tablespoon of the batter and roll it into a ball. Cover it with powdered sugar then place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Repeat with the remaining mixture.

Step 9:

Using a teaspoon or your thumb, press the center of each ball to make a well. Bake inside the oven at 329F for about 12 minutes.

Soft Lemon Curd Cookies Recipe Instructions
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Step 10:

Mix the cooled lemon curd then transfer to a piping bag. Fill each cookie with the mixture. Serve and enjoy!


Soft Lemon Curd Cookies Recipe

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