Easy Keto Lemon Curd: 4-Ingredient Sweet & Tangy Spread!

Looking for a delicious and low-carb spread that’s perfect for keto dieters? Look no further than this amazing keto lemon curd!

Made with just 4 simple ingredients and ready in under 15 minutes, this curd is thick, creamy, and bursting with bright lemon flavor. It’s the perfect topping for all your favorite keto treats, from bread and muffins to cakes and desserts.

You won’t believe it’s low-carb!

Sweet Memories, Keto Makeover

This recipe is a nostalgic twist on a childhood favorite. Growing up, lemon curd was my go-to spread, and I knew I had to create a keto-friendly version that captured the same sweet and tangy taste.

This recipe is:

  • Easy to make: Only 4 ingredients and minimal prep!
  • Super versatile: Enjoy it on bread, muffins, cakes, or even yogurt!
  • Perfectly sweet and tangy: Just the right balance of flavors.
  • Low-carb and sugar-free: Fits perfectly into your keto lifestyle.

Making the Perfect Keto Lemon Curd:

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Eggs and egg yolks: These create a thick and creamy base.
  • Sweetener of choice: I recommend allulose for its sugar-like texture.
  • Unsalted butter: Adds richness and smooth texture.
  • Fresh lemons: For the best flavor and quality.

Simple Steps:

  1. Whisk together eggs, yolks, and sweetener.
  2. Cook over low heat, whisking constantly, until thickened.
  3. Stir in butter and lemon juice.
  4. Strain and chill for at least 2 hours.

Tips for Success:

  • Use room temperature ingredients for even cooking.
  • Fresh lemon juice is crucial for the best flavor.
  • Simmer for extra thickness.
  • Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
  • Freeze for up to 6 months.

Enjoy your delicious homemade keto lemon curd! It’s the perfect way to add a touch of sunshine to your favorite keto treats.

Keto Lemon Curd Recipe

Indulge in this delightfully thick, creamy, and spreadable keto lemon curd, surprisingly low in carbs! Crafted with a mere 4 ingredients, it's the perfect companion for your baked treats, bread, and desserts.
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 26 kcal


  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • ¾ cup granulated sweetener of choice I recommend allulose
  • cup unsalted butter
  • Juice of 2 large lemons


  • In a small saucepan, combine eggs, egg yolks, and sweetener. Whisk thoroughly until well mixed.
  • Set the saucepan over low heat. Stir in the butter and lemon juice, whisking continuously until the mixture thickens.
  • Once thickened, remove from heat. Strain the lemon curd through a sieve into a mixing bowl.
  • Allow the lemon curd to cool completely, then transfer to a jar or mason jar. Refrigerate for a minimum of two hours to chill.


Storage Tips:
  • Refrigeration: Keep the lemon curd in a covered container in the refrigerator. It remains fresh for up to 2 weeks.
  • Freezing: For longer storage, place the lemon curd in a freezer-friendly jar. It can be stored in the freezer for up to 6 months.
Nutritional Information (per serving):
  • Calories: 26 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 14mg
  • Potassium: 39mg
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 90 IU
  • Vitamin C: 10mg
  • Calcium: 13mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Net Carbs: 1g
Enjoy your homemade, keto-friendly lemon curd, perfect for a variety of sweet applications!

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