Dried Apricot Curd

Ingredients: 12 oz (350 g) dried apricots, soaked overnight Juice and rind of 1 lemon 12 oz (350 g) caster sugar 8 oz (225 g) unsalted butter 4 large eggs   Method: 1.    Cook the fruit with the lemon juice and rind until soft in the water used for soaking. ...

Marrow and Ginger Curd

Ingredients: 4 lb (2 kg) marrow, peeled and seeds removed To every 1 lb (500 g) marrow purée allow: 1 lb (500 g) sugar 8 oz (250 g) butter 4-5 eggs Rind and juice of 2 lemons 4 oz (100 g) stem ginger, chopped OR 1 teaspoon (5 ml) ground ginger   Method: 1.   ...

Grapefruit Curd

Ingredients: 2 grapefruits 8 oz (200 g) preserving sugar 4 oz (100 g) butter 2 eggs   Method: 1.    Grate the rind of one grapefruit and squeeze the juice of both.  Strain the juice and the beaten eggs into a bowl. 2.    Add the grated rind, sugar and butter. ...

Blackberry and Apple Curd

Ingredients: 1 lb (450 g) blackberries 1 lb (450 g) peeled, cored and chopped apples grated zest and juice of 2 lemons 1 lb (450 g) caster sugar 4 eggs, beaten 4 oz (115 g) unsalted butter   Method: 1.  Cook the fruit with lemon zest and 2 tablespoons of water in...

Cranberry Curd

Ingredients: 1 lb (450 g) cranberries 4 oz (115 g) unsalted butter 1 lb (450 g) caster sugar 4 large eggs, beaten   Method: 1.    Put the cranberries and 1/4 pint (150 ml) of water in a saucepan and cook on a low heat until tender and popped – or you could...
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