Creamy Passionfruit Curd

00:49' 24-01-2018
Full of flavour, Aussie Passionfruit are the perfect addition to any dish, whether in drinks, on ice cream, with salads or straight from the shell.

    They are low in fibre, and one serve of two passionfruits gives you 5g fibre and 11mg vitamin C.

    Passionfruit grower Tina McPherson says unseasonable dry weather during the flowering period followed by wet weather has resulted in a super sweet crop.

    Her advice is to look for plump and smooth fruit that’s heavy for its size, as it will have more pulp inside. Passionfruit freezes well, so you can buy up now and store it for the winter.

    Try this easy-to-prepare creamy passionfruit curd.

    Ingredients

    • 4 egg yolks
    • ½ cup (110 g) caster sugar
    • 50 ml lemon juice
    • 3 passionfruit, pulp removed
    • 80 g unsalted butter, chopped

    Method

    • Whisk together yolks and sugar in a medium saucepan.
    • Stir in the lemon juice and passionfruit pulp.
    • Place the pan over medium-low heat.
    • Cook for about 10 minutes, stirring regularly, until it thickens.
    • Remove the pan from the heat, add the butter, and stir until the butter is fully melted.
    • Pour into a 250 ml sterilised jar, seal and set aside to cool.
    • Store in fridge for up to two weeks.

    There are many more delicious recipes like this at www.aussiepassionfruit.com.au/recipes.  

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