Lime, Orange or Lemon Curd

Recipe by PetsRus
READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 3 cups




  • Soften the limes by rolling them back and forth with your hands on the kitchen counter; you will get more juice out of them if you do this.
  • Grate the zest very finely, take care that you don’t grate the white pith.
  • Squeeze the juice out of the fruit; you will need 150mL.
  • Put the rind (zest), butter, sugar and juice in a heatproof basin.
  • Stand this over a pan of boiling water and heat until the sugar and butter have melted.
  • Lower the heat, you don’t want the water to boil now.
  • Whisk in the eggs, when incorporated use a wooden spoon and stir until the curd has thickened and coats the back of the spoon, 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Pour into hot jars, when cool label them.
  • Use this recipe also to make orange or lemon curd, just make sure you have 150mL juice Keep in the fridge.