Sweet and Savory Citrus Recipes

Put winter's bounty of lemons, oranges, and limes to good use with these bright, kicky recipes.

Lemon-Coconut Angel Food Cake

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Lemon-Coconut Angel Food Cake

The candied lemons and caramel-orange sauce make this cake extra heavenly. Plus, candied lemons are super easy to make. Just boil lemons and simmer in sugar and water before letting them dry.

Lemony Lima Dip

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Lemony Lima Dip

Try this simple make-ahead dip as a spread for veggie sandwiches in pita bread or serve with fresh veggies and flatbread crackers as an appetizer.

Spicy Chicken with Orange-Chipotle Sauce

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Spicy Chicken with Orange-Chipotle Sauce

Chipotle pepper gives the sweet sauce smoky heat. The sauce goes well with side dishes such as sautéed chard or brown rice.

Key Lime Pie with Raspberry Sauce

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Key Lime Pie with Raspberry Sauce

This recipe gives your average Key Lime Pie a run for its money with the addition of decadent Raspberry Sauce and a nutty Almond-Graham Crust.

 

Orange-Cinnamon Rolls

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Orange-Cinnamon Rolls

By adding orange juice and zest to the dough itself, the sweet citrus flavor gets infused into nearly element of this dish. Mix powdered sugar and a little more orange juice for the glaze before serving.

 

Halibut-Mango Ceviche

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Halibut-Mango Ceviche

This recipe gives you the option of using jicama—a Mexican and South American root vegetable. If you can't get your hands on one try substituting with water chestnuts, which have a similar texture.

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