Poppy Thumbprints with Lemon Curd

Poppy Thumbprints with Lemon Curd

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Ingredients

  • Those buttery cookies, which are rolled in poppy seeds and filled with homemade lemon curd or with your favourite jam., are perfect for the holidays. You can replace poppy seeds with finely chopped nuts or coconut shreds. Thoroughly delicious and a welcome addition to any cookie tray.
  • Lemon CurdCookie
  • 2 Eggs
  • 130 g Caster sugar
  • 65 g Butter
  • Juice and zest of 2 lemons
  • 280 g All purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1/5 tsp Salt
  • 200 g Unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 60 g Granulated white sugar
  • 1 Large egg yolk
  • 1 tsp Lemon extract
  • 50 g Poppy seeds
  • Whisk the eggs and sugar in a saucepan until smooth, then place pan over a low heat. Add the butter, lemon juice and zest and whisk continuously until thickened. Strain through a sieve into a sterilised jar. Lemon curd keeps, covered, in the fridge for 2 weeks.
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