Lemon Honey

Lemon Honey Healthy food ideas
When the cooler weather brings a harvest of citrus and the lemon tree at home is chock full of juicy, yellow fruit, make yourself some beautiful homemade Lemon Honey.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Side Dish


  • 50 g butter
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 cup lemon juice about 4-5 lemons
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 tsp finely grated lemon zest


  • Melt the butter in a microwave, in the top of a double boiler or in a small heatproof bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water. Add sugar and lemon juice, stirring until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Add beaten eggs and lemon zest. Place the mixture over boiling water and cook, stirring constantly until mixture thickens (about 15 minutes).
  • Pour into hot, clean, dry jars. Cover with preserve covers or the lid of the jar.
  • Keep in the fridge, Lemon Honey will keep for a month.


Lemon Honey (some people call it lemon curd ) is perfect on crackers, pikelets, pancakes, fresh bread or toast. Also a wonderful addition to antipasto platters. A true Kiwiana treat.
Keyword vegetarian
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