Strawberry Curd

Fruit curd
Fruit curd is a dessert spread and topping usually made with lemon, lime, orange or raspberry. Specific types of fruit curd are named after the central curd in them. Wikipedia
I found a lot of recipes for fruit curds and decided to try it too.

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 (I adapted  this recipe from  http://www.acalculatedwhisk.com/2013/05/strawberry-curd.html)

500g strawberries, washed, hulled & halved

150g white granulated sugar

60g salted butter, roughly chopped

2 large eggs, beaten

Zest and 2 teaspoons lemon juice

In a food processor, puree the strawberries and  zest and juice until very smooth.

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Beat the eggs and add them to the mixture. Add the sugar and the butter en stir well. Cook in the microwave for one minute intervals, stirring after each minute until the mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a metal spoon. Remove from the microwave, and pour into small sterile jars.
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Store in sterilized jars in the refrigerator for  two to four weeks weeks.

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