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Strawberry Curd

An easy recipe for homemade strawberry curd. A great addition to your favorite desserts and morning pastries!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Strawberry
Servings: 1 cup


  • 1 lb strawberries pureed
  • 1/4 C unsalted butter
  • 1/2 C granulated sugar
  • 1 Tb cornstarch
  • 1 Tb lemon juice
  • 4 egg yolks


  • Puree strawberries. Press through a fine mesh strainer into a clean bowl.
  • In a small saucepan set over medium heat, melt butter. Remove from pan from heat. Whisk in sugar, cornstarch, strawberry puree and lemon juice. Whisk in yolks one at a time, whisking until fully combined. Return to heat. Continue whisking occasionally until thickened. Remove from heat. 
  • Press curd through a fine mesh strainer to remove any impurities. 
  • Transfer to desired storage container. Cover and cool to room temperature. Use immediately or chill until ready use. 


An original recipe from Baked by Rachel