Key Lime Curd Recipe

Step 1

In a nonreactive pan over medium heat place the key lime juice and zest, just to warm not boil.

Step 2

In a nonreactive bowl mix together the eggs, egg yolks, and sugar. Whisking until fully combined.

Step 3

Slowly pour a small amount of the warmed key lime mixture into the egg mixture whisking until combined and adding remaining of the warm lemon mixture

Once all of the key lime and egg mixture is fully combined add it all back to the pan and place over medium heat, stirring continuously with a wooden spoon. Cook for 2-3 minutes

Step 4

Take off the heat and immediately stir in butter cubes to bring the temperature down. Once butter is fully combined add heavy cream, vanilla extract, and salt.

Step 5

Pour into a container and cover with plastic wrap that is directly on top of the key lime curd. You want it fully covered so skin does not form on top.

Step 6