Mandarin Curd

Makes about 1 1/4 cups, enough for 10 servings

This tangy curd has a serious sweet side thanks to the juice and zest of mandarin oranges. Spread the curd on a scone or biscuit, use to fill a layer cake or stir into whipped cream and dollop on a scoop of fresh fruit.

Ingredients: 
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup clementine or satsuma juice
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon grated clementine or satsuma zest
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
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Method: 

In a medium saucepan, whisk together sugar, juice, eggs and zest until blended. Cook over medium-low heat until mixture thickens and just begins to bubble, whisking constantly, about 10 to 15 minutes. 

Remove from heat and transfer to a medium bowl. Whisk in butter until incorporated. Cover surface directly with plastic wrap and chill completely.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: 2 tablespoons, 100 calories (50 from fat), 6g total fat, 3.5g saturated fat, 70mg cholesterol, 20mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (0g dietary fiber, 11g sugar), 2g protein
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