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This mojito curd is my fourth foray into curds this year.  Before this curd, I whipped up carrot curd, roasted banana curd, and orange curd.

Each time that I make a curd, I discover a new use for it.  I’ve done the obvious (eating by the spoonful and spreading on toast), I’ve used them as filling for molten lava cakes, and I’ve used them to sweeten parfaits.

I highly suggest that you make some mojito curd and then see if you can manage to save most of it for the recipe I’ll be sharing next week!  This mojito curd is thick and rich and tastes just like the drink with lime, rum, and fresh mint!

In developing my mojito curd recipe, I found reading Professor of Chocolate’s experience with mojito curd very helpful.  If you aren’t a straight-up recipe follower and plan to alter my mojito curd or just want to see a different take on it, I would suggest reading that post.

One thing to keep in mind is that curds will leave you with a lot of leftover egg whites. You can save them for later use by freezing them!

Now, my mind is spinning with other boozy curd ideas.  What should I make next?

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Mojito Curd

This isn't your regular lime curd - rum kicks it up a notch.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword lime curd recipe, mojito curd
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 25 ounces of curd
Calories 131kcal
Author Stef


  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 large eggs
  • 8 large egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup white rum
  • 3/4 ounce fresh mint stems and leaves


  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl, beat butter, sugar, and salt until smooth.
  • Mix in the eggs and egg yolks one at a time until just combined.
  • Mix in the lime juice and rum. The mixture may separate a little at this point. It will come together later.
  • Transfer the mixture to a medium-sized pot on medium-low heat. Stir regularly until the mixture reaches 175 F on a candy thermometer, about 20 minutes. It should be bubbling periodically, but not a rapid boil.
  • Remove from heat and add the mint. Let the mint steep for 15 minutes, stirring periodically.
  • Strain out the mint and any clumps with a fine sieve. Press plastic wrap directly onto the surface of the curd and poke a few holes in it to let the steam release. Refrigerate until ready to use.


Nutrition Facts
Mojito Curd
Amount Per Serving
Calories 131 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 103mg34%
Sodium 37mg2%
Potassium 28mg1%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 330IU7%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Note: This recipe was originally created for Go Bold with Butter.

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