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The sweetest sour orange curd recipe

This sour orange curd recipe is sweet yet tart. Enhanced with sweet spices it has the perfect balance of flavors.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 8oz jar


  • ¼ cup sour orange juice about 2 oranges
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 drops of yellow food coloring
  • Allspice leaves
  • Star Anise
  • ¼ tsp vanilla


  1. In a thick bottom pan, mix the sugar and cornstarch
  2. Slowly incorporate the juice, water and food coloring to dissolve the sugar cornstarch mixture
  3. Add the all-spice and star anise
  4. Slowly bring to a boil under low heat while whisking constantly
  5. When it thickens, mix in the vanilla
  6. Remove from the stove
  7. Whisk until there are no lumps and the curd is silky smooth
  8. Allow to cool before transferring to a glass jar
  9. Enjoy with crackers, beignets or use it as a pie topping.