Orange Curd Filling

I made this filling to squeeze into my wedding cupcakes, It could also be used as filling for a layer cake.

Orange Curd Filling
 
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Filling for cake or cupcakes.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Ingredients
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1½ teaspoons finely grated orange rind
Instructions
  1. In a medium saucepan combine sugar and cornstarch. Gradually whisk in orange juice. Whisk in egg. Heat over medium heat, whisking constantly, until thickened (consistency should be like pudding).
  2. Remove from heat and stir in butter and orange rind.
  3. Cover, placing plastic wrap directly over filling to prevent skin from forming, and chill well before using to fill cupcakes or cake.

 

 

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