Key Lime Curd



About 1 1/2 cups (serving size: 1 1/2 tablespoons)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 54
Caloriesfromfat 45 %
Fat 2.7 g
Satfat 1.2 g
Monofat 0.9 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 0.9 g
Carbohydrate 7 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 69 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 13 mg
Calcium 8 mg


1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup bottled key lime juice (such as Nellie and Joe's)
5 large egg yolks
1 1/2 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces


Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium, heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat 7 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly with a whisk. Remove from heat. Add butter; stir with a whisk until butter melts. Place pan in a large ice-filled bowl for 20 minutes or until lime curd comes to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Cover and chill.


Dana Jacobi,

April 2004
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