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Orange Curd

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Fresh orange juice and zest makes this curd delicious on scones. (Perhaps the Orange Black Currant Scones in the previous episode?)
Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Corn starch 2 Tablespoon
  Orange zest 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolk 4
  Butter 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, cut into 4 pieces
Directions

MAKING
1. In a saucepan, pour water, add sugar and cornstarch, cook on medium heat until it comes to a simmer and the mixture thickens, whisking continuously.
2. Add egg yolks, one at a time, whisking continuously, orange zest, orange juice and butter, allow to simmer again, turn off the heat.
3. Transfer to a bowl and allow to cool for 30 minutes, once it reaches room temperature, cover and refrigerate.

SERVING
4. Serve in beautiful dessert glasses with orange blackcurrant scones.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Spread
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Interest: 
Easy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Want to know of a sweet curd recipe that will yield the perfect companion to almost all tea time desserts and snacks? The recipe is simple and can be whipped up in minutes. Watch this video and get ready to be amazed!

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