Orange curd is a refreshing, citrusy variation on traditional curd. The flavor is a unique combination of smooth orange acidity, balanced by the creaminess of the curd. It can have a subtle sweetness and offers a refreshing and delicious experience, perfect for palates that appreciate contrasts in flavors.
- 2 cups of natural yogurt
- 1/2 glass of fresh orange juice
- 1/4 cup of sugar
- Zest of the peel of an orange
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
- 1/4 cup of cream
1 In a large bowl, mix plain yogurt and fresh orange juice, ensuring an even combination.
2 Add orange zest and vanilla essence for a fragrant, citrusy touch.
3 Add sugar, stirring gently until completely dissolved.
4 Add cream for a smoother texture.
5 Cover the bowl and refrigerate for 2 hours to enhance the flavors and ensure a cold consistency.
6 After cooling, stir well before serving to obtain a creamy texture.
7 Serve in individual bowls and enjoy the harmony of citrus flavors and creaminess!
Where to use orange curd?
- Dessert: Serve orange curd as dessert, either alone or accompanied by fresh fruit.
- Filling for Cakes and Pies: Use curd as a filling for cakes, pies or cupcakes, adding a citrusy and creamy touch.
- Topping for Pancakes and Waffles: Sweeten your pancakes or waffles with a generous helping of orange curd.
- Breakfast Side Dish: Add orange curd as a side dish to granola, yogurt or toast for breakfast.
- Fruit Cream: Accompany fresh fruit with curd, creating a delicious and nutritious combination.
- Filling for Crepes: Use curd as a filling for crepes, adding a special touch to dishes.
- Layer in Pavês: Integrate the orange curd into layers of pavés to create an irresistible dessert.
- Homemade Ice Cream: Try adding orange curd to a homemade ice cream base for a unique flavor.
Serve yourself this refreshing delight, celebrate the perfect balance of flavors and sweeten every moment with this sublime culinary creation. Enjoy the freshness of the orange and the smoothness of the curd, transforming each spoonful into a celebration of taste. A culinary experience that not only satisfies the desire for something sweet, but elevates simplicity to a gourmet art.
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