Lime Curd
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  • 4 eggs yolks
  • ⅔ cups of caster sugar
  • ¼ cup lime/lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp lime zest
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, chopped into 1 cm cubes
  1. Put 2 cm of water in the bottom of a sauce-pan and bring to simmer over low heat.
  2. In a medium heat proof bowl whisk eggs yolks and sugar together for about 2 mins, until smooth. Whisk in juice and zest until combined.
  3. Place bowl over sauce pan and stir constantly with plastic spatula until it thickens, this will take approx 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from heat.
  4. Add a couple of chunks of butter at a time, wait until almost melted before adding the next.
  5. Spoon into clean glass containers and cover with cling wrap.
Makes about 1 cup
Will keep in the fridge for 2 to 3 weeks
Recipe by The Life of Clare at