Vanilla Bean Strawberry Curd

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.

Strawberry benefits include promoting overall health and well-being, providing antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, reducing heart disease risk, boosting joint health, and aiding in weight loss. In addition, strawberries are a good source of vitamin C, dietary fiber, and potassium.

Stocking up on strawberries during the summer months is a great way to add vitamin C to your diet, potassium to your bloodstream, and fiber to your stomach.

If you’re looking for an amazing dessert that is both beautiful and delicious, you should definitely try strawberry curd! This unique dish combines strawberries, cream, and sugar to create a creamy and sweet treat that is sure to please. Whether you’re a fan of traditional strawberry desserts or you’re looking for something new and exciting, strawberry curd is a great option to consider. So why not give it a try today?

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.

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.

Strawberry curd


  • 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
  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.
If you don’t have vanilla beans, use one teaspoon of vanilla extract.
Run to the farmers market, grab some strawberries and get on making this super easy Strawberry Curd , you can thank me later!
Strawberry curd is a popular dessert in India that is usually prepared by simmering fresh strawberries with sugar until they form a thick and soft curd. Depending on the recipe, other ingredients such as milk, cream, or eggs may also be added. Strawberry curd can be served alone as a sweet treat, or used to make other desserts such as ice cream, pies, tarts, and even smoothies.
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Strawberry Curd

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