Pineapple Curd


Try this pineapple curd recipe for a delicious alternative to lemon curd. Use it as a cake filling or tart topping, or fold in some whipped cream to make a fruit dip!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 15 mins
1 1/3 cups


  • 1 ½ cups fresh pineapple chunks

  • 2 large egg yolks

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter


  1. Combine pineapple, egg yolks, sugar, lemon juice, cornstarch, and salt in a blender; blend until smooth.

  2. Pour into a saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat, whisking constantly. Cook and stir until thickened, 3 to 5 minutes.

  3. Remove from the heat and whisk in butter until fully incorporated. Transfer to a small bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and chill until set, 2 to 3 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

51 Calories
3g Fat
6g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 11
Calories 51
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 16mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 11mg 57%
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 30mg 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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