A few days ago I posted a picture on Instagram of a dessert I was working on. It involved Lime Curd and a few people asked me what lime curd even was. So I thought I would share the recipe I used and then later when I share the other dessert you’ll have this recipe to come back to and use 😉

A fruit curd is a dessert spread and topping made by cooking egg yolks, sugar, fruit juice, and zest. Lemon is a common one, but you can also make lime, grapefruit, raspberry, or orange. I think I might have to make some raspberry curd soon!  Some ideas I found online that you can curds for:

  •  a filling in between cake layers or cupcake filling
  • spread it on pancakes
  • put it in a trifle instead of the jam
  • layer it in a parfait
  • a filling for crepes
  • add it into your homemade ice cream before you freeze it
  • stuffed in between two pieces of thick bread for stuffed french toast
  • on scones
  • with plain yogurt and some granola
  • (lemon one) mix it with indian spices and use it as a marinade/ simmering sauce for indian dishes
  • Awesome filling for home made doughnut
  • some lemon curd into fresh whipped cream and put it on top of cakes (like an angel food cake)
  • Mix it with Greek yogurt and add fruit to it
  • mini-tart shells, fill each with a spoonful of lemon curd, and top with whipped cream.


Now do you kinda wanna try making some???? It’s REALLY easy and only takes about 10 minutes.