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Key Lime Curd

Key Lime Curd

This recipe goes with Key Lime Cheesecake

Cooking Light APRIL 2004

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


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 54
  • Calories from fat: 45%
  • Fat: 2.7g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 0.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 7g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 69mg
  • Iron: 0.2mg
  • Sodium: 13mg
  • Calcium: 8mg

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