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Fresh Lime Curd

Fresh Lime Curd

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    30 m
  • Ready In

    40 m
Sarah

Sarah

When life gives you a bunch of limes, make lime curd! This twist on traditional lemon curd uses limes instead. Use it as a cake filling, or any other way you desire.

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  • Calories:
  • 172 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.2g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 59 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Place the sugar, butter, lime juice, lime zest in the top of a double boiler; stir over medium-high heat until butter melts. Mix 2 tablespoons hot lime mixture into the eggs and stir to blend.
  2. Reduce heat to medium until water simmers. Slowly whisk egg mixture into the lime mixture. Cook over the double boiler until lime mixture thickens and coats the back of a wooden spoon, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool slightly and spoon into a clean, glass jar. Cover and refrigerate.
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Reviews

Sonia M.
44

Sonia M.

5/19/2008

This curd was absolutely delicious! To make it as a filling for Key Lime Cake, I substituted 1.5 Tbsp of lime juice for lemon juice and to make sure it would hold up as a thick filling, I sprinkled in one tsp. of flour while heating. Wonderful Recipe!

Holly B.
28

Holly B.

3/5/2008

Very very good! I've been looking for a lime curd recipe and this one is definitely it! I love that it is so simple and made with things I already have at home. Highly recommended!

joesgirljeri
28

joesgirljeri

1/10/2008

Really good! I used it as a topping for some mini-cheesecakes but I think I might make an entire pie out of it!

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