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We tasted jarred varieties to see if we could find an acceptable substitute for home-made.
What We Learned
Lemon curd is a custard-style sauce made from eggs, sugar, butter, and, of course, lemon juice. We wondered if we could substitute a store-bought curd for homemade, so we tasted jarred varieties both right out of the jar and spread on a piece of pound cake.
The curds were suprisingly different. The clear winner earned raves for its smooth and creamy texture and "real lemon flavor,...