Orange and Spice Pie

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READY IN: 9hrs
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the eggs,sugar,orange zest,ginger and cardamom in a heavy medium sized saucepan and whisk the mixture until it is smooth.
  • Add the orange juice and butter; cook the mixture over medium heat, whisking constantly, until it is thickened, 7 to 9 minutes.
  • Do not allow the mixture to come to a boil.
  • Pour the orange curd through a fine mesh strainer into a glass bowl.
  • Cover the surface with plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate the orange curd until it is cold and thick, at least 3 hours and up to 3 days.
  • In a medium size mixing bowl using an electric mixer, whip the heavy cream until soft peaks form.
  • Gently fold the whipped cream into the orange curd and scrape the filling into the prepared pie shell.
  • Cover the pie with plastic wrap and refrigerate it until the filling is completely set, at least 6 hours and up to 1 day.
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