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

Citrus Pain Perdu with Coconut Ice Cream

Yield: 8 Servings
Source: Susan Walter, Chef
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1/4 cup water
    • 1/4 cup The Perfect Purée Blood Orange Concentrate,  thawed
    • 1/4 cup The Perfect Purée Key Lime Concentrate,  thawed
    • 1/4 cup The Perfect Purée Meyer Lemon Concentrate,  thawed
    • 1 tsp The Perfect Purée Orange Zest,  thawed
    • 8 tbsp. butter
    • 16 slices crusty sourdough or other rustic bread, cut into 3" rounds, 1/2" thick
    • 3/4 cup The Perfect Purée Blackberry,  thawed
    • 4 tsp. The Perfect Purée Orange Zest,  thawed
    • 1 tbsp. fresh mint leaves, chiffonade
    • 1/2 cup fresh coconut shards

1. Heat sugar and water, stirring until sugar is melted.
2. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
3. Stir in and Orange Zest.
4. Heat butter in 8" saute pan. Dip bread in citrus syrup and saute until lightly carmelized. Repeat until all bread is carmelized. Bread carmelizes very easily so watch carefully and remove just as it starts to color.
5. Decorate plate with lines of Blackberry puree. Top with 2 slices of Pain Perdu. Place a scoop of coconut ice cream on Pain Perdu. Place 1/2 tsp. Orange Zest on top of ice cream, then sprinkle with mint.
6. Sprinkle toasted coconut shards around plate.

Coconut Ice Cream:
    • 2 cups milk
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 6 egg yolks
    • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
    • 1 1/2 cups The Perfect Purée Coconut,  thawed
    • 1/2 cup heavy cream

1. Heat milk and sugar.
2. Beat egg yolks in a small bowl.
3. Add a little hot milk to eggs.
4. Place egg mixture in pan and cook until thickened, about 180 degrees.
5. Cool and add vanilla, Coconut puree and cream.
6. Process in ice cream machine.

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Recipe List:

Blood Orange Concentrate

Bitter Berry
Blood Orange & Pink Grapefruit Lemonade
Blood Orange Armagnac Granite
Blood Orange Balsamic Vinaigrette
Blood Orange Bubbler
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
Bloody Hibiscus
Breakfast Negroni
Butterscotch Pudding with Blood Orange Gelee and Coconut Cream
Cara Cara
Cat on a Cable Car
Chopped Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette
Citrus Pain Perdu with Coconut Ice Cream
Citrus Suspense
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
Good Day Sunshine
Grilled Bocconcini with Prosciutto and Sun Dried Cherry
Honey-Glazed Salmon & Blood Orange Quinoa
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
Ponchatoula Smash
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
  • Papaya
  • Mango
  • Pear
  • Strawberry
  • Lychee
  • Black Currant
  • Meyer Lemon
  • Lemon Zest
  • Pink Guava
  • Prickly Pear
  • Apricot
  • Banana
  • Cherry
  • Roasted Red Pepper
  • Red Raspberry
  • Tamarind
  • Kiwi
  • Passion Fruit
  • Blueberry
  • Coconut
  • Orange
  • Blood Orange
  • Pomegranate
  • Green Apple
  • White Peach
  • Blackberry
  • Key Lime