Orange Filling Recipes??

Baking By SallyBratt Updated 24 Feb 2010 , 5:43pm by kiki07

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SallyBratt Posted 24 Feb 2010 , 4:53am
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I have a friend who would like a chocolate cake with orange filling but I don't want to make marmalade and that's the only orange filling recipe I have. I'd like to do an orange curd type of thing and am wondering it the same as making a lemon curd but just subbing the fresh lemon juice with fresh squeezed orange juice?

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nicfam6 Posted 24 Feb 2010 , 5:35am
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Hi there,
I am still a newbie at this but maybe you can get some whipped cream like pastry pride and put in some orange zest in it or make a butter cream and flavor it with those oils that I have heard people use.

Good Luck!

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CookieD-oh Posted 24 Feb 2010 , 5:42am
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I've use orange creamscicle frosting as a filling for chocolate cake. It's very good.

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kiki07 Posted 24 Feb 2010 , 5:43pm
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Here is one:
3/4 cup sugaqr
2 tbsp cornstarch
dash salt
3/4 cup + 3 tbsp orange juice
2 slightly beaten egg yolks
1 tbsp butter

In saucepan combine sugar, cornstarch and salt. Gradually add juice. Stir in egg yolks. Cook over med heat until thickened and bubbly. Boil 1 minute and remove from heat. Stir in butter. Cool to room temp without stirring.

I have not made this version before, but I did use the lemon version of this same recipe last week for my DD's b-day cake and there was none left!

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