Vanilla Bean Strawberry Curd – Gluten Free

Catalina Castravet
By Catalina Castravet

Vanilla Bean Strawberry Curd is seasonal and delicious, with vanilla bean seeds and a touch of lemon.

I love making easy and delicious strawberry desserts. Among my most popular once are Strawberry Poke Cake, Strawberry Bars, and Strawberry Lava Cakes.

Best Strawberry Curd

Vanilla Bean Strawberry Curd

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.

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 curd on cream cheese bagels and call it a day. This 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.

Easy Strawberry Curd

Why You’ll Love This Strawberry Curd:

  • Incredibly easy to make.
  • Flavorful and delicious, while rich in vitamins.
  • Made with real fruits that everyone can enjoy.
  • Kids and adults love it.
  • Perfect to refreshment during hot days.
  • Can be used as dipping, filling, or frosting.

Strawberry Curd

What ingredient are needed for perfect Strawberry Curd?

  • Strawberries
  • Sugar
  • Cornstarch
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Vanilla beans
  • Egg yolks
  • Unsalted butter
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Strawberry Curd
Author: Catalina Castravet Serves: 8 servings
Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Total time: 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 cups  sliced fresh strawberries 
  • 1/2 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.
Calories: 144 Carbohydrates: 19 Protein: 1 Fat: 7 Saturated Fat: 3 Cholesterol: 108 Sodium: 42 Potassium: 92 Fiber: 1 Sugar: 15 Vitamin A: 265 Vitamin C: 32.5 Calcium: 22 Iron: 0.5
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Sonnja Keen

How long will this curd last in the fridge?

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at least one week

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