What’s a trip to Florida without enjoying some Florida oranges? With your own private kitchen at the Belle Vista, you can whip up some delicious cocktails and smoothies with local oranges. Here are some wonderful recipes from the Florida Citrus website:
Sunny Beer Cocktail
6 OZ Florida Orange Juice
12 oz Lager Beer
Prep: Pour Florida Orange Juice over ice in a Pilsner glass. Top with lager beer and garnish with Florida Orange wheel.
Gin Fizz Cocktail
3 oz. Florida Orange Juice
1 oz. gin
½ oz. Aperol
2 oz. Prosecco
Prep: Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the Florida Orange Juice, gin and Aperol and shake vigorously for 30 to 45 seconds. Strain into a champagne flute or small rocks glass and top with Prosecco. Serve immediately with a mint garnish.
Jasmine Tea with Florida Orange Juice
2 cups Florida Orange Juice
2 cups of water
2 bags jasmine tea
Prep: In a tea kettle, heat water to boiling. Pour the water into a pitcher and add the jasmine tea bags. Steep for 4 minutes. Add in the Florida Orange Juice and stir to combine. Serve immediately.
Orange Cream Smoothie
1 ½ cups Florida Orange Juice
6 oz. nonfat vanilla Greek Yogurt
½ cup vanilla almond milk or vanilla soy milk
2 cups ice
Prep: In a blender, combine ice, Florida Orange Juice, Greek yogurt, and vanilla almond milk or vanilla soy milk. Blend ingredients at medium speed until smooth and creamy. Pour into a tall glass.
Find more recipes here: https://www.floridacitrus.org/oj/recipes/