Key Lime Curd
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 3 cups
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 3⁄4 cup key lime juice, fresh or bottled
  • 1⁄8 tsp. kosher salt
  • zest of 1 lime, key lime if possible
  • 7 tbsp. butter, cut into cubes and chilled
  1. Whisk together sugar and eggs in a medium saucepan. Add juice, salt, and zest and stir until smooth.
  2. Place saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens to the consistency of pudding, about 10 minutes. Whisk in butter, a few cubes at a time, until smooth. Pour through a fine strainer into a large bowl, and chill.
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