“Burnt” Passion Fruit Curd

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By Jeremiah Tower

Published 2002

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The only thing better than lemon curd is this one made with passion fruit.


  • 4 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 cup ripe, fresh passion fruit juice (


Put all the ingredients except the butter and superfine sugar in a metal, nonreactive bowl and beat together well until the sugar is completely dissolved.

Prepare an ice bath in a bowl slightly bigger than the bowl used to beat the ingredients.

Put the bowl with the egg mixture over simmering water (but not in it) and cook while beating for 10 minutes, or just until the curd thi