Group Members Akou Amefia Kari Alderman Shivakumar Elayedath Tiffany Gregory Carrie Mueller Luis Rodriguez-Romo Hector Ruiz-Espinosa FST 696 Spring 2000. Lemon Curd Sauce. What is Lemon Curd?. Traditional English dessert sauce. Eggs, butter, sugar, lemon juice. Gourmet product.
Spring 2000Lemon Curd Sauce
Most important flavor component is citral (neral & gerenial)Lemon oil
Oil separation on subjecting product to high temperature and centrifugation (Pai,1995)
Measurement of acidity within a sample . It is expressed in terms of citric acid
Measured using Fisher Accumet pH Meter Model 630
Measured using a Decagon CX-2 Water Activity Meter on some of our samples and ranged from 0.949 to 0.950.
A Brookfield Viscometer (model DV) was used . Spindle #4 was used at a speed of 1.0RPM for 2 minutes.
Acidified Potato Dextrose Agar (PDA)
Identification of yeast & molds
(< 10 cfu/g in more than 7 days at 25 & 37 °C)