Citrus Curd

This citrus curd is a tasty condiment that can be served over cakes.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 64

Ingredients

2
cups sugar
1
cup butter
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
1
tablespoon grated lime peel
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1/3
cup fresh lemon juice
1/3
cup fresh lime juice
4
eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 In 4-quart heavy nonreactive saucepan, mix all ingredients except eggs. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with whisk, 5 to 6 minutes or until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved.
  • 2 Gradually stir small amount of hot sugar syrup into beaten eggs with whisk; then stir egg mixture back into hot mixture with whisk. Cook over low heat 12 to 15 minutes, stirring constantly, until thickened. Spoon curd into 4 sterilized 8-oz jars; cover tightly. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Serve this dessert curd over pound or angel food cake. For bite-size treats, spoon into mini fillo shells

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
55
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Sodium
30mg
30%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.