A delicious and refreshing dessert. Can also be made with mandarin oranges.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 3 eggs
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 2 teaspoons orange zest
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1 large orange, peeled and segmented
- 1 (9 inch) vanilla wafer crust
Beat the eggs until frothy. Combine eggs, sugar, orange juice, and rind in a saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until very thick. Remove from heat, and stir in butter. Chill completely.
Whip the cream to soft peaks. Fold into chilled orange mixture.
Arrange a layer of orange sections in chilled vanilla wafer crust. Spoon chilled orange mixture into crust, and top with additional orange sections. Chill until ready to serve.