We love to swap citrus-based recipes. Here are some all-time favorites of ours, directly from our groves (and our grandmas).

Home-Squeezed Orange Blondies

Here’s our amazing “home squeezed” recipe for the best blondies you’ll ever eat. Orange-y, buttery, chewy—it just doesn’t get any better than this.

Home-Squeezed Orange Blondies


  • 1 & 1/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 tablespoons melted butter or margarine
  • 3 tablespoons orange zest
  • Optional: 1/4 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Mix together all dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Add Florida's Natural® Orange Juice, orange zest, and eggs, and mix.
  4. Slowly add melted butter and mix for about half a minute.
  5. Lightly grease the bottom of a 9x13-inch pan.
  6. Pour in batter and, if desired, sprinkle in chopped ginger.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  8. Let blondies cool slightly, and enjoy with a glass of Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice.