Makes about 1 pint blackberry curd will keep up to 10 days in the refrigerator.
- If the berries are not sweet enough
- Puree the blackberries, combine them with the lemon juice and Sugar, if needed.
- Place in saucepan, simmer about 5 minutes, and strain through a mesh sieve.
- Place the strained blackberries in a blender or food processor.
- Melt the butter in a saucepan until it is just bubbly.
- With the machine running, slowly drizzle in the butter.
- Return the mixture to a saucepan.
- In a mixing bowl, beat the egg yolks.
- Add 3 or 4 tablespoons of the blackberry mixture to the egg yolks and blend well.
- Pour the egg yolk and blackberry mixture into the saucepan with the rest of the blackberry mixture.
- Over very low heat, stir until the mixture thickens, about 10 or 15 minutes.
- Cool and refrigerate.