Orange Curd Recipe Video

Fresh orange juice and zest makes this curd delicious on scones. (Perhaps the Orange Black Currant Scones in the previous episode?)


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Corn starch2 Tablespoon
 Orange zest1 Tablespoon
 Fresh orange juice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Egg yolk4
 Butter1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, cut into 4 pieces

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 233 Calories from Fat 76

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.2%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 197.2 mg

Sodium 9.2 mg0.4%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.52 g2.1%

Sugars 27.9 g

Protein 3 g5.1%

Vitamin A 7.7% Vitamin C 16%

Calcium 2.8% Iron 2.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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.

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

Editors Review

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