A quick curd using Bearss limes for all your fillings and desserts.
Combine lime juice, 3oz. of sugar, and the zest in a saucepan. Bring to a boil.
Place the eggs and remaining sugar in a bowl. Mix well.
Temper the egg mixture by adding one-quarter of the boiling juice. Stir. Add the remaining juice and place back on the burner.
Bring the mixture to a boil, whisking, continue and boil for 1 minute.
Remove from the heat and chill over an ice bath until cooled.
Add the butter in 5 pieces, beating well after each addition.
Use immediately for a pie filling or cover and chill and refrigerate.
This makes enough for one 8 inch pie shell. Use the filling for layer cakes, tortes, meringues and sandwich cookies.