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Passion Fruit Curd

Hello my sweet friends!!

Today I will share a basic pastry recipe, Casserole&Chocolat(e) style.

In the curd family I already introduced the lemon curd, then my creamy chocolate, now it’s time for the passion fruit curd!

You’re looking for a delicious smooth curd, with a slight acidulous taste? The passion fruit curd is what you need!

You can use in many ways: in a tart (here the quantities are perfect for a 20-22 cm diameter tart), in a jar for instance with crushed shortbread cookies, with a pannacotta, on a pavlova or even with a no bake cheesecake.

You see, you can do whatever you want with it!!

Super easy recipe, ready in less than 10 minutes with your Thermomix or in a sauce pan (with thick bottom if possible).

Before rushing to the recipe, here are a few informations about passion fruit…

This little exotic fruit has a fantastic flavour, both sweeth and acidulous, and numerous virtues that make it really worth putting on your table. (source Sante Magazine)

The passion fruits brings phosphore, good for bones and teeth.

It is a light fruit (84 calories per 100 g, so for a 60 g fruit, around 70 calories).

It brings iron and helps with fatigue and anemia.

It is also a source of potassium, fibers, it is antioxidant and full of vitamins C, this fruit is a true asset in your plate.

No more waiting…

The recipe, Chef!

Passion Fruit Curd

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Serves: 1 Difficulty: Easy Price: $
Cooking Time: 10 min


  • 4 passion fruits (160 g of fruit pulp)
  • 45 g butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 70 g sugar



Remove the pulp from the passion fruits.


If you have a Thermomix, go to bullet point 6.


In your sauce pan, put the pulp, the sugar and butter. Cook 3 minutes at medium heat (3 on a scale of 1 to 6) and whip gently.


Add the 2 eggs and cook at higher heat (4 on a scale of 1 to 6) and whip more vigorously for 2 minutes. Your passion fruit curd should get thicker.


Remove form the heat once your whisk makes furrows. Go to bullet point 8.


In the bowl of your Thermomix, put the pulp, the sugar and butter. Set 2 minutes at 60°C speed 4.


Add the 2 eggs and the egg yolk. Set 1 minute 30 sec at 80°C speed 5.


Pour the curd through a strainer to remove the solid parts.


Let your passion fruit curd cool down.

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  • Reply
    Friday May 10th, 2019 at 09:58 AM


    J’aimerai faire une tarte avec la créme fruit de la passion. Quelle pate dois-je utiliser ? J’aimerai que la pate soit sans gluten si possible. Avez vous une recette ?

    Merci d’avance ! Bonne journée

    • Reply
      Friday May 10th, 2019 at 10:02 AM

      Bonjour Bénédicte, j’ai une recette de pâte sablée sans gluten sur le blog. Elle conviendra tout à fait !

      • Reply
        LE ROUX
        Friday May 10th, 2019 at 10:16 AM

        Merci pour votre réponse. J’en ai vu une mais elle est à la noisette. C’est bien celle la ? Ca ne dérange pas qu’elle soit à la noisette ?


        • Reply
          Friday May 10th, 2019 at 10:22 AM

          oui c’est celle-ci. Non ça se marie très bien la noisette et les fruits de la passion 😉

          • LE ROUX
            Friday May 10th, 2019 at 10:47 AM

            Merci beaucoup !

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    Saturday November 11th, 2023 at 10:33 AM

    Peut on congeler cette crème ?

    • Reply
      Tuesday November 14th, 2023 at 02:02 PM

      Bonjour, je ne le recommande pas car la texture ne sera pas la même

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