Recipe: Clementine And Lemon Curd

CLEMENTINE AND LEMON CURD

If any of your friends or family are into their baking then a jar of personalised clementine and lemon curd is just the sort of thing they'd love. Wrapped up and labelled nicely it makes a great homemade food gift... with so many potential uses.

Ingredients

  • 200 g caster sugar
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 125 ml clementine juice
  • 4 whole eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 100 g butter
  • 2 clementines zest
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

Step 1

Prep

Preheat an oven to 140°C. Wash your presentation jars in hot soapy water and dry thoroughly, then place into the oven to sterilise for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Make The Mix

Beat the eggs, extra egg yolks, sugar and zest of both the clementines and lemon into a large heatproof bowl. Cube the butter and add to the mixture along with all the juice.

Step 3

Heat & Distribute

Place the bowl over a pan of simmering water and heat until the mixture thickens, making sure you stir continually. Pour the hot curd into the sterilised jars and seal the lid.

Step 4

Decorate & Share!

Decorate and personalise the jars with labels and ribbons and give away as gifts. These are best stored in the fridge for up to 3 weeks. Makes 3 small jars (Recipe courtesy of Asda Magazine)

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