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Combining Oranges & Grapefruit: Our Favorite Recipes

A basket of oranges and grapefruit on displaySpring is here, and that means it’s officially the perfect time to buy tons of yummy citrus fruit! This spring, make yourself a real treat by combining oranges & grapefruit in some truly delicious recipes!

Keep reading to check out Winter Sweetz’s favorite grapefruit orange recipes!

Grapefruit Orange Cake

Our first recipe is a citrusy twist on a familiar favorite: grapefruit orange cake! This cake is reminiscent of a pound cake but with the delicious taste of grapefruit and oranges. If you’re looking for a delicious dessert for a spring or summer get-together, you can’t go wrong with this tasty cake!

The Ingredients

  • 1 fresh Rio red grapefruit
  • 1 seedless orange
  • 3 eggs
  • ¾ cup of sugar
  • 1 ⅛ cup of self-rising flour
  • ⅓ cup of olive oil

Baking Your Cake

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line your 12×9-inch cake pan with baking paper.
  2. Wash and dry your fruit.
  3. Without peeling, cut your orange into slices. Add to a blender
  4. Cut your grapefruit in half and remove the peel from one half. Add both halves to the blender.
  5. Add the eggs, sugar, and oil to the blend. Blend for about 5 minutes or until the mixture is smooth.
  6. In a large bowl, sieve your flour.
  7. While stirring gently, slowly add the liquid mixture to the flour until combined.
  8. Pour into the prepared cake pan and bake for 40 minutes.
  9. Serve plain or with whipped or ice cream.

Spring Citrus Salad

Sure, you could settle for a plain old vegetable-based salad…or you could shake things up with a taste-bud-pleasing citrus salad! This refreshing salad is full of essential vitamins and nutrients, and it tastes great, too! Whether you’re making yourself dinner or making a dish for your next family gathering, this salad is sure to satisfy!

The Ingredients

  • 1 fresh Rio red grapefruit
  • 1 navel orange
  • 1 blood orange (or a second navel orange)
  • Fresh kale or arugula
  • Nuts of your choice
  • Honey
  • Dijon mustard
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper

Making Your Salad

  1. Carefully peel your grapefruit and oranges, cutting away all of the white pith.
  2. Placing each fruit on its side, cut into plate-shaped slices about ¼ inch thick.
  3. Put your arugula or kale in a bowl or platter and top with the fruit slices. Cover the dish and refrigerate for up to 1 day.
  4. Whisk together the remaining ingredients in a bowl to make your dressing. Use immediately, or cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.
  5. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and use the nuts as a garnish on top.

Buy Fresh Rio Red Grapefruit Online From Winter Sweetz

The best recipe is only as good as the ingredients you use to make it. That’s why you should order your own box of fresh Rio red grapefruit to use in all your favorite dishes! As if grapefruits alone weren’t delicious enough, they also pair wonderfully with all sorts of sweet and savory flavors!

Place an order today and get your box of fresh Texas red grapefruit in 5 days or fewer. Winter Sweetz grapefruits are carefully grown to get the most juice and the sweetest flavor!

For the tastiest treats, order fresh Rio red grapefruit online from Winter Sweetz today!

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