Passionfruit Butter (Curd)

Passionfruit Butter (Curd)

Passionfruit butter or curd is a great way to preserve the tropical fruit. It's simple to prepare and delicious on toast or as a pastry filling.
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  • Serves: 16 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Use a double boiler or place a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of water. Make sure the bottom of the bowl isn't touching the water. Bring the water to a boil over medium heat.
  3. Step 3

    Turn the heat down to medium-low. Add the butter and sugar to ​the bowl and stir with a wooden spoon to melt and combine.
  4. Step 4

    Mix together the passionfruit pulp, lemon juice, and eggs in a small mixing bowl. Add to the butter/sugar mixture and stir continuously with a wooden spoon, over medium-low heat, until the mixture thickens and coats the back of the spoon. This should take 10 to 20 minutes, depending on the pan and the heat.
  5. Step 5

    Once thickened, remove the bowl from the heat and allow the passionfruit butter to cool completely.
  6. Step 6

    Spoon the butter into a sterilized airtight jar and store it in the refrigerator.
  7. Step 7