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Orange and vanilla curd

Recipe from: 22 February 2016
recipe, oranges, vanilla,sweet

Ingredients 5
Servings 500ml
Time 00:10


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


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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