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Orange Curd

By lexincats (GoodFood Community)
  • Rating: 4 out of 5.6 ratings
  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Makes 1 small jam jar
A luscious orange curd, to be used for other desserts, fillings, or simply to eat by the spoonful!


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


  • STEP 1
    In a saucepan, add in the egg yolks and the caster sugar, then whisk till smooth and combined.
  • STEP 2
    Zest and juice the orange, and add it to pot. Whisk till everything is combined.
  • STEP 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.
  • STEP 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!
  • STEP 5
    Leave to cool in the pot, then store in a sterilised glass jar up to a month.
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