Fresh Lime Curd


  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¾ cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 2eggs, beaten
  • Directions

  • Step 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.


  • Step 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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