Grapefruit Curd

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by ellie_

This is a tea-time treat sandwiched between sponge cake layers or as a filling for scones or tarts/pastries. Recipe source: Teatime

Top Review by COOKGIRl

I zoomed in on this recipe rather quickly after the cookbook for the UK portion of the ZWT 6 was posted. Yellow/white fleshed grapefruit replaced pink and really there isn't anything better in this world on shortbread but a slather of this luscious curd. Easy directions, too. Curd took close to one half hour to thicken on our gas range. fyi Reviewed for ZWT 6.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a doubleboiler place the butter in sugar in the top pot over simmering water, stirring until the butter melts and the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Stir in egg yolks, grapefruit zest and juice, stirring until mixture thickens (20-30 minutes).
  3. Spoon into a warm, sterilized jar and seal.
  4. Store in refrigerator for up to 1 month.

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