Vanilla Bean Strawberry Curd – Gluten Free

Seasonal and delicious Strawberry Curd with vanilla bean seeds and a touch of lemon is perfect on cakes, as a tart filling or on muffins.

Seasonal and delicious Strawberry Curd with vanilla bean seeds and a touch of lemon is perfect on cakes, as a tart filling or on muffins.Hi guys, you know how much I love creamy desserts, so when I got my hands onto some unbelievably fresh and fragrant strawberries I made Strawberry Curd with notes of fresh lemon and vanilla bean. You can eat this stuff by the spoon, I convinced myself that this is a creamy smoothie so I can justify just drinking this stuff all summer long.

Seasonal and delicious Strawberry Curd with vanilla bean seeds and a touch of lemon is perfect on cakes, as a tart filling or on muffins.I used to make lemon curd all the time, its perfect in summer desserts, but Strawberry Curd is a new obsession in my house. I can literally eat this stuff on cream cheese bagels and call it a day. I had to hide the Strawberry Curd deep in the fridge from hubby, otherwise I wouldn’t have any leftovers for my Strawberry Lava Cakes! Now those sound good, right? Yes, they are, so check back tomorrow for those beauties.

Seasonal and delicious Strawberry Curd with vanilla bean seeds and a touch of lemon is perfect on cakes, as a tart filling or on muffins.Strawberry Curd is a must this season, you can put it on cakes, into frosting, you can serve it with toast, or as a dipping sauce with fruits, it tastes absolutely fabulous. Serve it with warm muffins or toast, the possibilities are endless! Creamy, with a gorgeous pink color from the fresh strawberries, with beautiful specs of vanilla bean seeds and just a touch of citrus to make the strawberry flavor shine.

Seasonal and delicious Strawberry Curd with vanilla bean seeds and a touch of lemon is perfect on cakes, as a tart filling or on muffins.Run to the farmers market, grab some strawberries and get on making this super easy Strawberry Curd , you can thank me later!

Vanilla Bean Strawberry Curd
 
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Seasonal and delicious Strawberry Curd with vanilla bean seeds and a touch of lemon is perfect on cakes, as a tart filling or on muffins.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2 cups
Ingredients
  • 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 3 vanilla beans, seeds only *see note
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
Instructions
  1. Place strawberries in a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Press the mixture thru a fine mesh over a medium bowl, discard the seeds.
  2. Add sugar and cornstarch to a medium sauce pan over low-medium heat, gradually whisk in strawberry puree, vanilla bean seeds and fresh lemon juice. Whisk in the 4 egg yolks. Bring mixture to a boil over medium heat, whisking constantly, and cook for 1 minute, whisking constantly. Remove from heat and whisk in butter until combined.
  3. Place plastic wrap directly onto the warm curd, to prevent a film from forming and chill for 6-8 hours.
Notes
If you don't have vanilla beans, use one teaspoon of vanilla extract.

Seasonal and delicious Strawberry Curd with vanilla bean seeds and a touch of lemon is perfect on cakes, as a tart filling or on muffins.Yum!

 

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