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Orange Curd

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 20 minutes

Skill level

Easy

Servings

1 small jam jar

A luscious orange curd, to be used for other desserts, fillings, or simply to eat by the spoonful!

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Ingredients

  • 2 large egg yolks
  • Zest and juice of 1 large orange
  • 75g caster sugar
  • 20g cold butter

Method

  1. In a saucepan, add in the egg yolks and the caster sugar, then whisk till smooth and combined.

  2. Zest and juice the orange, and add it to pot. Whisk till everything is combined.

  3. Turn on the gas to a medium heat, and cook slowly whilst stirring with a wooden spoon until the curd is thick enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon.

  4. Remove the pan from the heat and whisk in your cold butter, one cube at a time, until you end up with a thick and smooth curd!

  5. Leave to cool in the pot, then store in a sterilised glass jar up to a month.

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