Homemade Lemon Curd Favours And Free Tags

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Alicia Parsons (Akimbo)
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If you’re looking for an alternative to making jam for your wedding favours (or if you really want to coordinate with your sunny colour palette!), homemade lemon curd could be just the thing.

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You will need:

  • 450g caster sugar
  • 70g cornflour
  • pinch of salt
  • 570ml warm water
  • zest of 2 lemons
  • 120ml fresh lemon juice
  • 6 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 40g unsalted butter, chopped

1. Place the caster sugar, cornflour and salt in a saucepan over low heat. Gradually whisk in the warm water.

2. Add the lemon zest, juice, egg yolks and butter. Cook, whisking regularly, until mixture has thickened.

3. Pour immediately into clean jars; set aside to cool completely. Add lids.

(Makes about 2 cups)

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To make the tags, simply download the tag template and print onto kraft paper, trim, then punch a hole. Cover your jar lids with scraps of fabric and attach the tag with some string.

Tutorial, lemon photo & free printable Akimbo | Photography & styling Mel Boulden Photography

Ms Gingham says: YUM, YUM, YUM!!!!!

I am Alicia Parsons, the Atypical Type A. I live in Adelaide, South Australia in a modest townhouse with my new hubby Ryan (aka The Man). I am the owner and graphic designer behind Akimbo, which specialises in quirky invitations, announcements and greetings.

Alicia contributes regular DIY projects to Polka Dot Made. You can view her posts here.

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  • Cindy Schulman
    Cindy Schulman says:
    March 18, 2016 at 6:54 am

    Do these lemon curd favors need to be refrigerated? AND …. should I print (for guests) the shelf life (refrigerated … and non-refrigerated)??

    I was already planning to make these as Thank You gifts for the guests at my daughter’s wedding, but I don’t know how far in advance I can prepare them.

    Thank you!!

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    • Polka Dot Bride says:
      March 19, 2016 at 12:53 pm

      Hi Cindy,

      This recipe calls for hot filling, so provided your jars are sterilized and you cap them quickly yo ensure they vacuum seal you should not need to refrigerate these. You could also boil them again in hot water to ensure they’re preserved correctly.

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