Intolerant Citrus Curd

Citrus Tangy Curd

Well here we are again, and as you know last week I was up to my arms on Saturday with a Wedding Cake …….literally πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

So what could I give you to help you on your baking journey to make things just that little more special………so as I was in mid throws of the biggest bakethon of my life this sprung to mind as there was plenty being made.

And lets be honest did you really think I had oddles of time to be baking up a cake storm just for you πŸ™ŠπŸ˜œπŸ˜œπŸ˜œ

So here going something you will need and comes in handy for those, cakes, bakes, jam tarts ( well curd ones ) fillings and general splattering about to make posh …….nothing like a bit of splattered curd to make a cake look interesting………you and a fork and your in line to make your own Jackson Pollock πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Now every one likes their curd different, sweeter, sharper, thicker, thinner the variations are boundless.

Well this is how I like mine……sharp so please feel free to add more or even less sugar if you want, i really don’t care or mind……..baking is personal and I’m only your guide

And yes there are no eggs……so really is it curd?????? Well it is if you have an egg allergy

It simple and easy

If you want to sterilize your jars to keep the curd longer , feel free I personally dont do it as I always make fresh but heres a link to someone to show you how

If your really lucky you may at the end of this post see the cake in which I used the curds

I made both Lemon and Orange and used exactly the same recipe the just reduced the sugar by 25g

Right lets crack on I just know your waiting patiently……..well you better be. 😜

You could have this on your toast or pancakes in the morning………Sunday morning treat

Oh and no crumbporn, just curdporn………now that could be lethal πŸ™ŠπŸ™ŠπŸ™ŠπŸ™Š

Orange or Lemon or lime if you prefer

Tangy Citrus Curd GF, DF V

Smooth or Textured Curd......take your pick, suitable for any citrus fruits

This curd will last a week in the fridge in an ‘clean jar’ I always make fresh so have not tested it sterilised


  • 2 Lemons/Orange Grated if you want ‘Bitty Curd ‘
  • 50 g Cornflour/ Cornstarch
  • 100 ml water
  • 160 ml Lemon/ Orange juice….. Fresh not that bottled stuff 😐
  • 200 g Granulated Sugar
  • 60 ml Dairy Free Milk, i use Soy
  • 60 g Vegan Butter
  • Pinch of Turmeric (Optional )


  1. Zest The Lemons with a micro grater and juice the lemons
  2. Add Zest, Cornflour and Water to medium pan and whisk to make a smooth paste ( with bits πŸ˜‚)
  3. Whisk in the lemon /orangejuice and the sugar
  4. On a low heat stir until the sugar is dissolved , this takes about 5 minutes, I DID SAY LOW
  5. It will thicken and go a clear lemon/orange colour

    5, Take spoonful out and place on a plate, leave for a minutes ( you dont’ want to burn your fingers…. it hurts …………apparently πŸ™ˆ) and pull your finger threw to make sure it is smooth and the sugar is dissolved

  6. Add Milk and butter and stir until melted
  7. Add a pinch of turmeric if you want a brighter curd , stir in till combined
  8. Pour into clean jars and leave in the fridge overnight to use
  9. Enjoy

All done, now wasn’t that easy, ideal for cake fillings, you can add 200 g of vegan plain cream cheese to half a jar if you want it makes a delicious cream cheese filling……i wouldn’t use it for the full cake as it’s to dam expensive πŸ™Š

OOOO glossy
Whoops it got messy
Infact very messy……some Muppet cant balance a spoon πŸ™ˆ
Well that worked out great for the pic πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
All right I’m showing off , Orange in the chocolate layer and lemon in the second layer down….ALRIGHT πŸ˜‚

Now this is an odd one, I’m dedicating this post to my dearest boy and Wingman for the last 18 years Bobbie …….you will see him in the about me section.

If I had known what would have had to occur this week I would have made dog biscuits or Wooffins……..but well life doesn’t work that way……sleep tight by little man

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Until next week……..Bye for now πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ

Author: clarescauldron

UK first time blogger. Intolerance baking is my passion. Hobbiest but a tad obsessedπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

12 thoughts on “Intolerant Citrus Curd”

  1. I have not had curd in so long due to egg and dairy allergies. I can’t wait to go get lemons and try this recipe! Thank you Clare for always making your recipes easy to follow and understand!


  2. A beautiful post., Clare! A great recipe for those with egg allergies and those who don’t have eggs at home but want delicious curd asap like myself!

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