Lemon_honeyLemon honey, also known as lemon spread or curd tastes great on toast or scones or can be used as a filling in sweet pies or tarts.



1 cup white sugar

50 g margarine or butter

2 eggs, well beaten

2 lemons, grated rind and juice



  1. Put all ingredients into a saucepan.
  2. Simmer over a low heat, stirring often, until honey like.
  3. Spoon into sterilised jars and cover immediately with lids or cellophane covers.


Sterilising jars

Sterilise bottles and jars by placing them in an oven heated to 120°C, for about 15 minutes. Lids/seals can be sterilised by placing them in a pan of boiling water. These can be left simmering until required. Pour contents into the bottles/jars while still hot and screw on the lids.

Abbreviations Used in Recipes

utensilst = teaspoon

T = tablespoon

ml = millilitre

g = gram

º C = degrees Celsius

cm = centimetre