Raspberry Curd


This delicious raspberry curd is quick and easy to make. Adjust the sweetness to your taste. Add more sugar if you like it sweet or less for a tarter taste. This curd is a great topping for cheesecakes or as a filling in cakes.

close up view of Raspberry Curd in a glass and in a spoon, surrounded by fresh raspberries on a green cutting board
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


  • 6 tablespoons butter

  • 2 (6 ounce) containers fresh raspberries

  • 6 egg yolks, beaten

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • ¼ teaspoon lemon zest

  • teaspoon salt


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat.

  2. Add raspberries, egg yolks, sugar, lemon juice, zest, and salt. Cook, stirring constantly, until curd coats the back of a spoon and is slightly thickened, 8 to 10 minutes.

  3. Strain curd through a fine mesh sieve, mashing raspberries with the back of a spoon.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

140 Calories
8g Fat
16g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 140
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 118mg 39%
Sodium 69mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 7mg 36%
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 54mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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