Honey-Orange Curd Tartlets – Made with just a few ingredients, including dairy-free butter, Honey-Orange Curd is the perfect addition to these delicious, easy-to-make tartlets.
Warning: Dangerously addictive.
Hi, you guys! Did you miss me? I know, it’s only been like a hot second since we last spoke, and I am coming at you with one more recipe on the same day, buuuuut I have a very good reason!
1. Delicious Honey-Orange Curd. ’nuff said?
2. Organic, NON GMO, good for you things!
There are certain events in a person’s life that call for citrus puddings. Right now, like right this very second, Winter is that event.
Oranges = Winter
You know what tops that? Orange-Dessert! Of course!
AND what tops that?!
Desserts made with good-for-you components! Things like, Organic, Non GMO, all-natural and pure ingredients.
See? Suddenly things are looking reeeeal good for us.
Can we talk about something semi-related for a minute?
Two words. MELT Organic.
That would be that pretty little container up there, filled with luscious butter improvements that are good for you!
Bonus? MELT Organic is made with a blend of the healthiest fruit and plant based oils, and each variety supports healthy weight when replacing other fats in your daily diet.
That being said, today’s dessert is already a rock star!
So far, I know that MELT tastes delicious on pancakes and toast, but surprisingly, it also bakes/cooks/melts just like butter. And it’s 22 calories LESS than butter!
To satisfy my citrus cravings, and to update my Lemon Curd recipe, I used MELT’s “Honey MELT Organic” which is made with certified organic virgin coconut oil and palm fruit oil. It’s soy-free, dairy-free, and dang delicious. I had to stop myself from eating it straight out of the container.
Consequently, I made Honey-Orange Curd and ate it straight from the jar.
Then, surprise guests (my Mom and Dad) showed up and the half-cup I had left over, I piped it inside these cute tartlets, topped ’em with berries and mint, and TADA! Dessert is served! I bet you wish you were there for that moment. 😉
Now it’s your turn to try MELT and feel good about it. Hop over to MELT Store Locator to get started.
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- 1/3 cup fresh orange juice
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon orange zest
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 8 egg yolks
- 10 tablespoons (140 grams) Honey MELT Organic, cut up in pieces
- Fillo Shells
- whipped cream , (optional)
- mint leaves
In a medium saucepan, combine orange juice, lemon juice, zest, and sugar.
Cook over medium heat until simmering; turn heat to low.
In the meantime, in a medium-sized mixing bowl whisk the egg yolks until smooth.
Remove orange mixture from heat and slowly pour half of it into the yolks while whisking. Don't stop whisking, otherwise you will end up with scrambled eggs.
Pour the entire egg-mixture back into the saucepan and continue to cook over low heat while whisking until mixture thickens and coats the back of a spoon; about 8 to 10 minutes.
Remove from heat and whisk in the butter; continue to whisk until melted and smooth.
Cool mixture to room temperature.
Store refrigerated in an airtight container for about a week.
To make the fillo shells, pipe about a tablespoon of the cooled Honey-Orange Curd inside the shells.
Top with a teaspoon of whipped cream, berries and fresh mint leaves.
MELT® Organic is a line of luscious, organic spreads made from healthy oils for butter lovers seeking a much healthier alternative, available in Rich & Creamy (original), Honey, and NEW Chocolate.
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of MELT Organic. The opinions and text are all mine.