10 Types of Fruit Curds with Recipe

Prachi Sharma

By Prachi Sharma

  • 5 mins read
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  • 18th January, 2024
10 Types of Fruit Curds with Recipe


Embark on a gastronomic journey that tantalizes your taste buds with an array of fruit curds, each crafted to perfection. Picture the vibrant allure of dragon fruit, the refreshing tang of kiwi fruit, and the exotic charm of passion fruit converging into delightful recipes. These fruit-infused curds promise not just a taste sensation but a culinary adventure, marrying the natural goodness of fresh fruits with the velvety richness of curd. As we delve into the world of plum, apple, and other fruit curds, anticipate a symphony of flavours that elevate the classic curd to a whole new dimension. You can also enrol in the fruit-based curds course at Alippo.

Different Fruit Curds Recipe

Here are 10 types of fruit curds with detailed explanations:

Classic Fruit Curd

  •  Mix 1 cup of fruit puree (like mango or berries), 1/2 cup sugar, 4 beaten eggs, and 1/2 cup unsalted butter in a saucepan.
  • Cook on low heat, stirring continuously until it thickens. Strain to remove seeds or pulp.

Dragon Fruit Curd

  • Puree 1 cup of dragon fruit flesh.
  • Follow the classic curd recipe, replacing the fruit component with dragon fruit puree.

Kiwi Fruit Curd

  • Mash 2 ripe kiwis into a smooth puree. In a saucepan, combine the kiwi puree with sugar, lemon juice, and eggs. 
  • Cook over low heat, stirring continuously until the mixture thickens. Remove from heat and stir in butter until melted. Strain the curd to remove any kiwi seeds. Allow it to cool before refrigerating.

Passion Fruit Curd

  • Extract the pulp from 4-5 of passion fruit
  • Combine passion fruit pulp with the classic curd ingredients
  • Achieve the perfect balance by adjusting the sugar to taste,  resulting in scrumptious passion fruit curd 

Plum Fruit Curd

  • Cook 1 cup of chopped, ripe plums until they reach a luscious softness.
  • Mix the classic curd with a blended velvety puree of plums, seamlessly intertwining their natural sweetness and tartness.
  • Immerse in irresistible plum-infused curd 

Apple Fruit Curd

  • Cook 1 cup of peeled and chopped apples until they are irresistibly tender.
  • Puree the cooked apples to create a silky-smooth texture, infuse it in the classic curd recipe 
  • Experience the harmony of flavours as the apple fruit curd becomes a deliciously unique delight 

Banana Fruit Curd

  • Unleash the natural sweetness of 2 ripe bananas by mashing them into a creamy consistency.
  • Introduce the mashed bananas into the classic curd mix, allowing their inherent sweetness to shine, requiring a gentle reduction in added sugar.
  • Delight in the smooth and luscious banana-infused curd, a delightful departure from the ordinary, perfect for spreading on warm scones or drizzling over pancakes.

Pineapple Fruit Curd

  • Dive into the tropical allure with 1 cup of fresh pineapple, transformed into a velvety puree.
  • Infuse a burst of sunshine into your curd by substituting the classic fruit with the vibrant pineapple puree, creating a tropical twist.
  • Elevate your taste experience as the pineapple fruit curd becomes a zesty companion, perfect for spreading on toast or layering in desserts.

Strawberry Fruit Curd

  • Harness the sweetness of 1 cup of fresh strawberries as you blend them into a delightful puree.
  • Immerse yourself in the lusciousness of strawberry-infused curd, as the puree seamlessly melds with the classic curd mix.

Blueberry Fruit Curd

  • Experience the rich hues of blueberries by cooking 1 cup until they burst with flavour.
  • Choose between mashing or pureeing the burst blueberries and infusing them into the classic curd recipe, creating a delightful blueberry-infused curd.

Exploring these fruit curd variations allows you to enjoy a spectrum of flavors while benefiting from the nutritional richness of different fruits. Get creative and savour the unique taste of each fruit-infused curd!


Beyond the delectable taste, these fruit curds are a celebration of nutrition and well-being. Enriched with the inherent goodness of fruits, these concoctions offer a spectrum of vitamins, antioxidants, and the probiotic benefits inherent in curd. Whether you're savouring the tropical essence of dragon fruit or the comforting warmth of apple fruit curd, every spoonful becomes a nourishing experience. Let these fruity delights not only gratify your palate but also contribute to a wholesome culinary journey, where each variant adds its unique touch to a symphony of flavours and nutritional richness.


Frequently Asked Questions

What distinguishes fruit curds from regular yogurt in India?

Fruit curds in India often have a higher fruit content, providing a more intense fruity flavor compared to regular yogurt.

Absolutely! Different regions may showcase unique fruits in their curds, reflecting the local fruit varieties and preferences.

Fruit curds are versatile and can be enjoyed as a dessert, snack, or even as a breakfast item in India, depending on personal preferences.

It varies, but many fruit curds in India use natural sweetness from the fruits. Always check labels if you prefer options with no added sugars

Fruit curds are often part of festive menus in India, adding a refreshing and indulgent touch to celebrations.


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