Florida Citrus And Sea Salt Greek Yogurt Cake


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For Cake:
1/4 cup Florida orange juice  
1/2 cup Greek yogurt  
3 eggs  
1 cup sugar  
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour  
2 teaspoons baking powder  
2 teaspoons orange zest, grated  
1/3 cup vegetable oil  
1 teaspoon sea salt, medium grain  
6 Florida orange segments, if desired  
1 Florida orange curl, if desired  
1 mint sprig, if desired  

For Glaze:
¼ cup Florida orange juice  
¾ cup powdered sugar 

Yield: Makes 6 Servings




Preheat oven to 350° F.

In a large bowl, combine orange juice, yogurt, eggs and sugar; mix until smooth. Add flour, baking powder and orange zest; mix just until combined. Add oil and mix until fully blended.

Butter a 9-inch round cake pan; line the bottom with parchment paper. Pour cake batter into prepared pan. Lightly sprinkle sea salt on top of cake batter.

Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Let cake cool in pan for 8 minutes. Remove cake from pan and place on wire rack until completely cool.

While cake is cooling, prepare glaze. Combine orange juice and powdered sugar until smooth; reserve. Place cake on serving plate; drizzle glaze over top of cake. Garnish with orange segments, orange curl and mint sprig, if desired.

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Where are oranges grown in Florida?


Much of the oranges in Florida are grown in the southern two-thirds of the Florida peninsula, where there is low probability for a freeze.

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What citrus products are primarily grown in Florida?


Florida growers produce several types of citrus, including oranges, grapefruit and specialty fruit including Temple oranges, tangerines and tangelos.

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How much juice or fruit will a medium-sized Florida orange yield?


Medium oranges are ideal for wedging and juicing. Three or four medium oranges will yield 8 ounces of juice. Two medium oranges will yield approximately one cup.


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