When life gives you lemons, don't make lemonade make microwave lemon curd! The best part? This recipe takes 20 minutes from start to finish.

STEP 1 Whisk eggs, lemon zest, lemon juice, sugar, and salt until smooth.

STEP 2 Let sit 10 minutes, then  add butter in small pieces.

STEP 3 Microwave one minute at a time. Take a temperature reading in between.

STEP 4 The curd will start to thicken around the edges. Whisk well each time.

STEP 5 The curd is ready when it reaches  170ºF (76ºC). Give it one final whisk.

STEP 6 Spoon into clean jars or containers and store in the fridge for up to one week.

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