Blood Orange Concentrate

Made from 100% blood oranges, this classic Sicilian fruit ingredient offers a rich deep orange-red color and citrus flavor base perfect for cocktails, vinaigrettes and gourmet desserts. It provides an aromatic, intense citrus flavor without diluting a recipe.

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Featured Recipe

Butterscotch Pudding with Blood Orange Gelee and Coconut Cream

Yield: 6 Servings
Source: Susan Walter, Chef
    • 2 cups whole milk
    • 1 cup heavy cream
    • 1/4 cup corn starch
    • 4 egg yolks
    • 3/4 cup brown sugar
    • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
    • 4 tbsp. unsalted butter
    • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

1. In a 1 1/2 qt. saucepan, heat 1 1/2 cups milk and cream until bubbles form around the edges, about 160°F.
2. Place remaining 1/2 cup milk and cornstarch in a cup or small bowl and whisk together.
3. Whisk egg yolks into the milk-cornstarch mixture, then the brown sugar. Add the salt. Reserve.
4. Remove about 1/2 cup of the hot milk mixture and whisk into the egg mixture. Whisk. Add another 1/2 cup and whisk in.
5. Return to the saucepan, stirring until thickened, about 180°F.
6. Pour through a strainer into a clean bowl. Stir in vanilla and butter. Pour about 1/2 cup into a 8 oz. glass and chill for 4 hours.

Blood Orange Gelee:
    • 1 1/4 tsp. gelatin
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 3/4 cup The Perfect Purée Blood Orange Concentrate,  thawed

1. Soften gelatin in 1/4 cup water. Heat 1/4 cup Blood Orange Concentrate.
2. Stir softened gelatin into hot Blood Orange Concentrate. Stir carefully to completely dissolve gelatin.
3. Add remaining 1/4 cup water. Stir in remaining Blood Orange Concentrate.
4. Mix well. Pour about 1/2-inch gelee over butterscotch. Chill about 4 hours.

Coconut Cream:
    • 1 cup heavy cream
    • 1 cup The Perfect Purée Coconut,  thawed
    • 1 tbsp. rum

1. Whip cream to soft peaks
2. Fold in Coconut puree and rum. Pipe onto top of chilled Blood Orange Gelee and serve immediately.

Complimentary Samples

Recipe List:

Blood Orange Concentrate

Bitter Berry
Blood Orange & Pink Grapefruit Lemonade
Blood Orange Armagnac Granite
Blood Orange Balsamic Vinaigrette
Blood Orange Créme Brûlée
Blood Orange Drop
Blood Orange Ginger Ice Tea
Blood Orange Harmony
Blood Orange Ice Tea
Blood Orange Margarita
Blood Orange Mimosa
Blood Orange Negroni
Blood Orange Sidecar
Blood Orange Sunrise
Blood Orange Valentino
Blood Orange Valentino (non-alcoholic version)
Blood Orange Vertigo
Blood Orange Vinaigrette
Blood Orange Vodjito
Blood Orange Zinfandel Sauce
Blood Orange and Black Currant Glazed Crispy Pork
Blood Orange and Guava Margarita
Blood Orange and Mango Margarita
Blood and Passion
Breakfast Negroni
Butterscotch Pudding with Blood Orange Gelee and Coconut Cream
Cat on a Cable Car
Chopped Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette
Citrus Pain Perdu with Coconut Ice Cream
El Viedo
Eye of the Storm
Fennel and Red Onion with Blood Orange Essence
Flavored Ice
Fruit Concentrate Pate de Fruit
Golden Margarita
Golden Sunrise
Grilled Bocconcini with Prosciutto and Sun Dried Cherry
Lady Marmalade
Maffei Bellini
Maffei Caipirinha
Maffei Daiquiri
Maffei Margarita
Maffei Mojito
Make No Small Plans
Merry Berry
Mexican Christmas Punch
Milano Sesquicentennial
Moro Moro
New Amsterdam
New Fashioned
New Year's Toddy
Orange Peel
Pastry Bread with Pomegranate Seeds & Blood Orange Sauce
Perfect Creamsicle
Prickly Pear & Blood Orange Agua Fresca
Rich Citrus Celebration
Roasted Red Pepper and Blood Orange Cheesecake
Sangria Italiana
Sauteed Snapper with Blood Orange Carrot Broth
Scallop Napoleon
Sicilian Spritzer
Sicilian Spritzer with Vodka
Spiced Love
Sticky Toffee Pudding with Blood Orange Sauce
Sunset Over Sicily
Sunset Over Sicily (non-alcoholic version)
Tamarind Blood Orange Curd
Tamarind Margarita
Tamarind, Blood Orange, and Chipotle Glaze
The Northern Gentleman
The Perfect Fit
Tommy Bahama's T.B. Mine
Tour of Italy
Tropical Fruit Sushi
Tropical Smoothie
Veeva Las Vegas
Warm Mango Soup with Grilled Coconut Prawns
Welcoming Punch
Winter Salad
  • Pomegranate
  • Lychee
  • Blackberry
  • Kiwi
  • Apricot
  • Strawberry
  • Green Apple
  • Cherry
  • Prickly Pear
  • Roasted Red Pepper
  • Blood Orange
  • Banana
  • Papaya
  • Coconut
  • Pear
  • Orange
  • Tamarind
  • Mango
  • White Peach
  • Red Raspberry
  • Pink Guava
  • Black Currant
  • Meyer Lemon
  • Lemon Zest
  • Passion Fruit
  • Key Lime
  • Blueberry