Chocolate Orange Curd Yum Chocolate Orange Curd Print recipe Print with main photo Print text only Serves 1 x 450g jar of Chocolate Orange Curd Prep time 15 minutes Cook time 15 minutes Total time 30 minutes Allergy Egg Dietary Vegetarian Meal type Bread, Breakfast, Condiment, Dessert, Side Dish, Snack Misc Child Friendly, Gourmet, Pre-preparable, Serve Cold Occasion Birthday Party, Casual Party, Christmas, Easter, Formal Party, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Valentines day Region British By author Karen S Burns-Booth A delectable chocolate orange curd that can be made with Clementines, tangerines or normal oranges. Spread this on toast, croissants, brioche, pancakes or waffles. Also makes wonderful cake frosting. Ingredients 100g dark chocolate, grated or use chocolate chips (I used Godiva Dark Chocolate Pearls) 4 large egg yolks (keep the egg whites for meringues etc) 50g caster sugar sea salt, pinch of (I used Malden sea salt flakes) grated zest from 3 small Clementines (or tangerines, or zest from 1 large orange) 90 to 100mls Clementine juice (or tangerine/orange juice) 50g softened butter Note A delectable chocolate orange curd that can be made with Clementines, tangerines or normal oranges. Spread this on toast, croissants, brioche, pancakes or waffles. Also makes wonderful cake frosting. Directions Step 1 Put the egg yolks, sugar, salt, orange zest, juice and butter into a pan that will sit over another pan of hot water - or in a bain marie. Step 2 Heat the mixture over a gentle heat making sure it doesn't boil, stirring it all the time, until it is a glossy, thick coating sauce consistency. Take of the heat and pan of water immediately. Step 3 Add the grated chocolate or chocolate chips and stir into the curd mixture until it has melted and has amalgamated. You should have a smooth and silky looking mixture. Step 4 Pour the curd into a clean and sterile jar and allow to cool before covering with a wax disc and cellophane cap, or a clean lid. Step 5 Allow to cool completely and store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. Step 6 Serve with toast, bread, pancakes, waffles, ice cream, as a cake frosting, with fresh fruit dippers or use in baking and cooking.