Strawberry Lemonade Shooters

There's no doubt that strawberry lemonade is a summertime classic! Take it to new heights in this delicious dessert shooter. Lemon curd comes together nicely with fresh, ripe strawberries and a dash of coconut for the perfect tropical treat. Add extra coconut or nix it entirely to make it exactly how you want it!

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Serves: 8
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes

Ingredients:

For the Lemon Curd:

  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 2 large whole eggs 
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cubed

For the Shooters:

  • 8 medium strawberries, hulled and chopped
  • 1/3 cup toasted unsweetened coconut flakes

Directions:

1. Make the Lemon Curd: In small saucepan, whisk together egg yolks, eggs, sugar, lemon juice and zest. Cook over medium heat 7 to 8 minutes or until mixture is thick enough to coat spoon; whisking constantly.

2. Remove from heat. Stir in butter a few cubes at a time, stirring until incorporated after each addition. Strain mixture through a fine-mesh strainer into a storage container. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or up to 1 week before using.

3. Assemble the Shooters: Divide lemon curd between eight (2-ounce) shooter glasses. Top with strawberries and coconut.

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