Recipe Type: Breads and Pastries

  • Fresh Grapefruit Cake Recipe

    Once thought as the forbidden fruit, Grapefruit wasn’t a very popular fruit when it was first introduced to the Americas mostly because of its acrid taste and not so appetizing white color. It was introduced to the market a few times – all unsuccessful – until the Red variety was discovered in 1906. The sweet and less acidic Ruby Red variety was such a success that it got patented in 1929. This variety breathed life into the flagging grapefruit industry. Fun Facts: Grapefruits can help you keep hydrated as it contains 92% water. More bitter than that of oranges, the…

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  • Cara Cara Orange Muffins Recipe

    These tasty Pittman & Davis Cara Cara Orange muffins are perfect for dessert, breakfast or a nutritious snack anytime. Make a batch and watch them vanish in no time. How to make Cara Cara Orange Muffins Ingredients: 2 Cups Oat Flour 1 Cup Sugar 1 tsp Baking Powder 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 3/4 tsp Salt 1 Cup Peeled and Diced Pittman & Davis Cara Cara Oranges 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil 1/2 Cup Cara Cara Orange Juice 1/2 Cup Fat Free Greek Yogurt 1 Egg Topping: Zest from 1 Cara Cara Orange 1/2 Cup Sugar Instructions: Preheat…

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  • Grapefruit Yogurt Cake Recipe

    The grapefruit originated as an accidental cross between a pomelo and a sweet orange. The sweet Ruby Red and Pink Grapefruits from Texas have become favorites among this delicious and healthy citrus fruit. This grapefruit yogurt cake is a delicious way to enjoy the zesty, nutritious grapefruit. Health Benefits Helps boost the immune system as it contains high amount of Vitamin C that has antioxidant properties and protects cells from viruses and bacteria. Grapefruit can help in curbing appetite because it contains high amounts of fiber which promotes satiety. The same fiber slows down the time which your stomach empties…

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  • Honeybell Orange Bars Recipe

    Since premium honeybell season is just around the corner I would like to dedicate this post to it entirely. Honeybell got its name from its bell-like shape and honey-sweet flavor. It is usually thought of as an orange but it is actually the result of crossbreed pollination between a Duncan grapefruit and Dancy tangerine. Thanks to its parents, honeybells are prized for their unique and intense sweet, tart flavor and terrifically succulent, juicy flesh. Aside from their awesome taste, honeybells like other citrus fruits are packed with healthy vitamins and minerals that can boost our immune system and help our…

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  • Hint-of-Orange Pancakes with Grapefruit Syrup Recipe

    Citrus fruits like oranges and grapefruits are known for their nutritional value. But did you know that, aside from eating or juicing the fruits, you can also use the peel and other parts of the fruit? The peels of citrus fruits can be used to make effective cleaning solutions that reduce mold, disinfect, and remove calcium build up. You can also cook the peel and make fresh smelling candles that can create a pleasing home fragrance that lasts for hours. If you need a quick, natural air-freshener for the kitchen, simmer orange peels with a few cinnamon sticks (or a…

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  • Christmas Stollen

    Stollen is a traditional German fruit cake topped with confectioners’ sugar made for the holiday seasons. Its origins can be traced back to the 1400’s in Dresden, Germany, resulting from a baking contest held by the Bishop of Nauruburg. It was originally made strictly with flour, oats, and water because the church heavily banned the use of butter and milk during the Lenten season. This changed when Elector Kurfürst Ernst and his brother Albrecht petitioned the pope to lift the ban on butter and stollen gradually evolved to the buttery, fruity treat it is today. Its traditional shape and size…

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  • Grapefruit Buttermilk Doughnuts with Candied Zest Recipe

    Grapefruits are a relatively large citrus fruit that comes in different colors and flavors. While white Grapefruits are more bitter, acidic, and possesses a strong flavor, the pink grapefruit variety is gentler in that it is less acrid and not as biting as its white counterpart. Some even say the pink grapefruit varieties are lightly sweet. On the other hand, the red grapefruits are on another level in that they are absolutely sweet, have shorter aftertaste, and a gentle flavor that is appealing to the palate. Bitter or Sweet? Grapefruits are in high demand now, but it wasn’t always the…

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  • Honeybell Cupcakes Recipe

    Honeybell Orange is not actually an orange. It is a hybrid of the sweet Dancy tangerine and the tart Duncan grapefruit which technically makes it a Tangor or Tangelo. Its origin is a little bit obscure and when or where it first appeared is hard to nail down. However, we do know that according to state records, this cultivar was first identified at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Horticulture Research Station in Orlando, Florida, and released for commercial agriculture in 1931. Honeybells are sweet-tangy oranges with fiery orange peel and distinct bell shape. They are almost as big as grapefruits…

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  • Peach Pie Pancakes

    Did you know that our all-time favorite American classic breakfast and brunch has been around for centuries in the diet of many different cultures? Pancakes exist and are a favorite staple in many countries and believed to have begun before the Stone Age.  It was prepared in ancient Greece and Rome where they made it using wheat flour, olive oil, honey and curdled milk. It was so popular that even during the Elizabethan and English Renaissance periods it was mentioned in different books. They flavored their pancakes with rosewater, sherry, apples and spices. In the United States, the use of…

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  • Peach-Stuffed Oven French Toast Recipe

    Planning on serving a decadent breakfast or brunch that fills the tummy with yummy goodness and kick starts the day with a bang? Well peach-stuffed oven French toast is the answer to your food desires. It may be called French toast but it did not originate from France or chef Joseph French as documented in some publications. According to Apicius, a collection or recipes from the early 5th century, French toast dates back to the age of the Roman Empire. Called Pan Dulcis, Roman style French toast is soaked in a mixture of egg and milk then fried in oil…

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