Date: September 25, 2011

Author: April

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Mini Lemon curd Meringue Pies  Crusts 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2cup shortening 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup ice cold water (I actually put an ice cube in mine) Directions In a large bowl, combine flour and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumb.  Stir in water a little at a time until mixture forms a ball. Divide dough in half, and shape into balls. Wrap…

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Date: August 30, 2011

Author: April

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My favorite lemon curd, from Allrecipes.com

3 eggs 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest Directions In the top of a double boiler, beat eggs and sugar. Stir in lemon juice, butter and lemon zest. Cook over simmering water for 15 minutes or until thickened. My note:  Remove from heat immediately and continue stirring so not to curdle your curd. 

Date: July 25, 2011

Author: April

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The Ultimate Lemon Cupcake! Lemon chiffon cupcake, filled with lemon curd and frosted with lemon cream cheese icing Start with the curd… Lemon curd: (this is a half batch, ask me for larger batch recipe) 2 eggs 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/8 cup butter or margarine, melted 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel Directions: In the top of a double boiler or metal bowl over a pot…

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