Passionfruit curd

Enjoy this deliciously fresh and zesty passionfruit curd- the perfect accompaniment with breakfast or dessert.

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Makes 2 cup
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Passionfruit curd
  • 1/2 cup passionfruit pulp
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup caster sugar
  • 3 eggs, lightly whisked
  • 200 gram unsalted butter, chopped


Passionfruit curd
  • 1
    Combine all ingredients in a large heat-proof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water (don't let base of bowl touch water). Cook and stir for 15 minutes or until mixture thickens and coats the back of a wooden spoon.
  • 2
    Remove from heat. Place bowl in a sink of cold water; stir until mixture cools a little (to stop the cooking process). Ladleinto hot sterilised jars; sealimmediately. Cool for 3 hours. Label and date, then store in the fridge.


You need 8 passionfruit for this recipe. Don't overheat curd, as it will curdle. To sterilise jars, wash in warm, soapy water, then rinse. Place on a baking tray and heat in an oven preheated to 150°C/130°C fan-forced for 20 minutes. Store curd in fridge for up to 6 months.

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