This refreshing lilikoi butter (passion fruit butter) reminds me of Hawaii. It’s sweet yet tart and creamy. Bring a taste of aloha to your table or pair this butter with brioche, croissant waffles, or scones!
When life gives you passion fruit, make this passion fruit butter or lilikoi butter as some people call this. If you never tried lilikoi before, they are tart but sweet at the same time. Hence, they make a good addition to summer weather for salad, ice tea, or even ice cream.
Similar to this lemon curd, the ingredients to make lilikoi butter is so easy.
- Lilikoi or passion fruit. I use fresh fruits and not juice or concentrate
- Butter. Unsalted butter at either room temperature or cold always works
- Egg. Only need the yolk part
- Sugar. Granulated sugar for this recipe
How to make lilikoi butter
Super easy! You will need to combine all ingredients in a pot and cook over low heat until everything is combined.
You can store this lilikoi butter in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to seven days; however, this butter also tastes better when fresh. Hence, spread this over pancakes, muffins, scones, toasts, or waffles.
Where can I buy lilikoi fruits
How to find good lilikoi fruits
Look for thick skin and heavy meaning it has lots of fruits and avoids wrinkled skin.
Storing lilikoi fruits
Lilikoi can last for 2 weeks at room temperature.
Can you eat lilikoi seeds
Yes, the seeds are edible and are high in magnesium. They taste crunchy and sweet. The rind tastes bitter and is not edible.
Lilikoi Butter (Passion Fruit Butter)
- 1 lilikoi fruit or passion fruit halved and scoop the seeds and juice
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 2 medium egg yolks or 1 large egg yolk
- 2 tablespoons sugar to taste
- Combine all ingredients in a pot and stir over low heat until it begins to curd, for about 7 minutes.