A moist vanilla pound cake is liberally studded with toasted pine nuts and finished with a sweet and tangy blood orange glaze.
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Bright in taste and creamy in texture, this mix of pineapple, parsnip, and blood orange juice is a winning combination.
The jewel juice of blood oranges and the gelatinized crunch of chia seeds come together in this Le Pain Quotidien porridge. Fresh, cool, and perfect for summer.
This creamy, rich, no-bake pie is screaming for some acidic fruit to balance it, and here in blood orange (also sometimes called Moro oranges) season, we have our perfect topping.
These slightly chewy Italian cookies have ground toasted almonds and blood orange zest in the base. They're dipped in egg whites and topped with slivered almonds, then coated in a dusting of confectioners sugar. A nice accompaniment to tea.
Aged rum, blood orange juice, and bittersweet Campari make a vivid red punch.
Lately one of my favorite ways to use blood orange juice is with whiskey. Both ingredients have a certain amount of sweetness, but the citrusy sourness of the blood orange helps liven up the richness of whiskey. Looking to add a little depth to the cocktail, I added a hint of honey syrup.
This beautifuly rosy vodka cocktail is fruity and lightly floral—it's one of the most delicate citrus cocktails we've tried.
Looking for a little pick-me-up after the holidays, I decided a daiquiri—which is traditionally made with lime juice, rum and sugar—would be the perfect candidate for a little winter experimentation. The blood orange juice gives the cocktail a lovely red hue and brings a bright flavor to the drink.
'Ninho' means nest in Portuguese, and the name's a nod to one of Brian Block's favorite beers, Hitachino White Nest beer. This cocktail also includes a distilled version of the beer. Blood oranges add a lovely color if you can find them.
In addition to their jewel-toned color, blood oranges have an intense fragrance and vivid sweet-tart flavor, which makes them perfect for cocktails. The addition of spicy cinnamon-clove syrup adds a hint of something unexpected to this late-winter cocktail.
While oranges, grapefruit, lemons, and limes can be found year round, the really interesting citrus—tangerines, tangelos and blood oranges—are at their very best right now. This citrus mix is bright and sunny, and honey softens the tartness from the blood orange juice while adding a distinct floral note.