Orange and vanilla curd

Spoon onto fresh, warm scones and enjoy with softly whipped cream.
 
recipe, oranges, vanilla,sweet

Recipe from: 22 February 2016
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 30 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 120
    g
    butter
  • 150
    g
    castor sugar
  • juice and zest of 2 large oranges
  • 3
    egg yolks, beaten
  • 1/2
    tsp
    vanilla bean paste or the seeds removed from 1 vanilla pod
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Place the butter, castor sugar, orange juice and zest into a medium-sized pot and warm over a very low heat.

Stir until the butter melts and the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat.

Take a tablespoon of the butter mixture and whisk through the beaten egg yolks, then pour the beaten egg mixture into the pot and whisk both mixtures together.

Return to heat for 15 minutes and stir constantly as the curd cooks and thickens. Stir through the vanilla to infuse. To serve, spread on scones with softly whipped cream.

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