Orange Curd

Orange Curd Recipe

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Lynn Clay


I have a lemon recipe for the microwave and it is great. This should be even better.


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10 Min
5 Min


  • 1/2 c
    butter 4 oz. room temperature
  • 3
  • 1/2 c
    freshly squeezed orange juice about 2 oranges
  • 2 Tbsp
    orange zest
  • 2 Tbsp
    lime juice 1 large lime
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime zest
  • 3/4 to 1 c
    sugar depending on sweet preference

How to Make Orange Curd


  1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, whisk together all the ingredients. Butter, sugar, eggs, orange juice and zest, lime juice and zest, the until smooth.
  2. Place in the microwave for one-minute intervals, stirring after each minute until the mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon. This should take no more than 4-5 minutes depending on your microwave. It always takes 4 minutes to thicken.
  3. Remove from the microwave, cover and cool then place in sealed jars or containers. Store for up to three weeks

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About Orange Curd

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Australian

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