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If you are feeling a little blue because of the weather, these 5 Fresh Orange Recipes to Brighten Your Day will change your mood!
5 Fresh Orange Recipes to Brighten Your Day
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Cranberry Orange Bread
If you are looking for something simple and refreshing, Burnt Macaroni‘s Cranberry Orange Bread will do the trick! It’s perfect for breakfast.
- 1 cup Milk
- 2 large Eggs
- ½ cup Orange Juice
- 2 sticks Unsalted Butter, melted
- ½ cup Sour Cream
- 3½ cups Flour
- A cup of Sugar
- 1½ tablespoons Baking Powder
- Orange Zest (from 1 orange)
- ½ teaspoon Salt
For the Glaze:
- First, preheat the oven to 350°.
- Next, line a muffin pan with paper liners.
- Then, in a mixing bowl, combine the milk, orange juice, sour cream, eggs, and melted butter.
- In a separate bowl, add the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Mix together.
- Pour the wet ingredients into dry ingredients and combine.
- Fold in the orange zest.
- Then, add the batter to the muffin pan.
- Bake 18-20 minutes, or until the toothpick comes out clean.
- Let it cool for 10 minutes.
- Next, to make the glaze, combine the orange juice, powdered sugar, and orange zest. Whisk them together, until smooth.
- Drizzle over muffins while the muffins are still warm.
This recipe is inspired by The Pastry Queen!
Orange Banana Cream Smoothie Recipe
- 1/4 cup Orange Juice
- 1/4 cup Pineapple Juice
- 1 tablespoon Coconut Milk
- 1/2 Banana
- 1/4 teaspoon grated fresh Ginger Root
- 1/2 cup Crushed Ice
- Add all ingredients to your blender and blend until smooth. This yields enough for one person.
Winter Fruit Salad
- 3 cups of Cubed Pineapple
- 1 cup Kiwis (peeled, quartered and sliced)
- 2 cups of Mandarin Oranges
- 3 Tablespoons Lemon Juice
- 1/4 cup Honey
- 2 tablespoons Poppy Seeds
- First, in a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, honey, and poppy seeds.
- Then, in a large bowl, combine the pineapple, kiwi, and mandarin oranges.
- Pour the dressing over the fruit.
- Add mint leaves on top for some extra flavor!
Orange Tea Recipe
- First, in a saucepan, bring orange juice and sugar to a boil. Simmer, stirring until the sugar dissolves.
- Then, remove the pan from the heat, and let it cool.
- Prepare the tea in a coffeepot or steep in a pot on the stove.
- Remove the tea bags, and then pour the tea and orange mixture into a pitcher.
- When ready to serve, add sparkling water into the pitcher. Then, top with some orange slices and mint.
This recipe is inspired by Giada De Laurentiis.
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