Lemon Curd (modified from Bakingbites.com)
Makes enough to cover 12 cupcakes
  • ⅔ cup bottled lemon juice
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs at room temperature
  • 8-10 drops green food coloring and 2-3 drops of yellow
  1. Dissolve sugar into lemon juice over medium heat in a saucepan
  2. Lightly beat the eggs in a small bowl. Then trickle the hot lemon syrup into the eggs, whisking constantly. Beat for about a minute and return the mixture to the saucepan.
  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the curd starts to bubble and thicken. While it is cooking, mix in the food coloring.
Recipe by It's Always Someone's Birthday at http://www.itsalwayssomeonesbirthday.com/recipes-2