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Check out this tangy post and see how you can make the Best Ever Citrus Curd. Perfect to use as a spread on bread and fillings on cakes, tarts, etc

Best Ever Citrus Curd

Check out this tangy post and see how you can make the Best Ever Citrus Curd. Perfect to use as a spread on bread and fillings on cakes, tarts, etc

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Spread
Cuisine British
Keyword cake filling, citrus spread, curd, fruit spread, lemon curd
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chilling Time 2 hours
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 208 kcal
Author Tiffany Bendayan

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Orange, Lemon, Blood orange OR
  • 1/4 cup Lime, Grapefruit *
  • 2 tablespoons Citrus Zest
  • 2 Eggs lightly whisked
  • 2 Egg Yolks lightly whisked
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • Pinch Salt
  • 6 tablespoons Butter cubed
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, add the eggs, citrus juice, citrus zest, sugar, and salt. Stir over medium heat constantly until the mixture boils and become thick and glossy. About 8-10 minutes 

  2. Remove from heat and add the butter. Mix until butter is completely melted

  3. Strain mixture, cover with plastic wrap and chill for a minimum of 2 hours

  4. Enjoy

Recipe Notes

When making lemon or orange curd use 1/2 cup of juice.

When making grapefruit or lime curd use 1/4 cup of juiceĀ 

Nutrition Facts
Best Ever Citrus Curd
Amount Per Serving
Calories 208 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 112mg37%
Sodium 93mg4%
Potassium 40mg1%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 420IU8%
Vitamin C 8mg10%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.