Lime Curd

Recipe by NurseJaney
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat eggs thoroughly.
  • Strain through wire strainer, into a bowl, and set aside.
  • Shred, very finely, 1/3 cup zest from limes.
  • Squeeze the juice from limes to make 1-2/3 cups liquid.
  • Put sugar and butter in upper part of double boiler, set over simmering water.
  • Stir together until butter is melted.
  • Add lime juice, zest, and eggs to butter mixture.
  • Cook, stirring frequently until white foam is absorbed from the surface, and mixture thickens to consistency of a light custard (approx. 15 minutes).
  • Spoon hot curd into warm jars, cool slightly, and seal with lid.
  • Refrigerate.
  • Share with friends.
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