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Cranberry Lime Curd Recipe

When I was visiting a friend in California, she made this fruity curd for brunch. It was so tasty and refreshing that I brought the recipe home with me.—Billie Schneider, Tarkio, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime peel


  • 1. In a blender, combine the cranberry sauce, eggs, lime juice, sugar and butter; cover and process until smooth. Transfer to a large saucepan. Cook and stir over low heat until mixture is thickened and reaches 160°.
  • 2. Strain and discard pulp. Stir in the lime peel. Transfer to a storage container; cover and refrigerate for up to 1 week. Yield: 3 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 90 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 43 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.