Drinks

Warm Grapefruit Tea

Ingredients:

3 cups 100% grapefruit juice
2 to 4 Tbsp honey
1 cinnamon stick
1/2 teaspoon whole allspice berries
½ cup water

Directions:

In a medium pot, combine 100% Grapefruit Juice, honey, cinnamon, allspice, and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil over high heat; strain and discard solids. Serve with a grapefruit segment or strip of zest.

Notes: Serves 4

Tangerine Sunset

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz Florida tangerine juice
3/4 oz maple syrup
1 1/2 oz cranberry juice
2 oz bourbon

Directions:

In mixing glass, combine all ingredients. Add ice, shake & strain into martini glass over fresh ice.

Garnish with Florida orange wedge & cranberries.

Sunny Lager

Ingredients:

6 oz Florida orange juice
12 oz lager beer

Directions:

In a pilsner glass, pour Florida orange juice over fresh ice and top with lager beer.

Garnish with Florida orange wheel & salt the rim.

Pretty-in-pink Grapefruit-ade

Ingredients:

2 cups raspberries (divided use)
3 1/2 cups water (divided use)
3/4 cup extra fine sugar
1 cup pink grapefruit juice
Mint sprigs for garnish

Directions:

Puree 1 cup of the raspberries with 1 cup of water in a blender or
food processor.
Force the puree through a fine sieve set over a pitcher, pressing hard
on the solids.
Add remaining raspberries, and water, the sugar and the grapefruit juice
to the pitcher.
Stir the mixture until sugar dissolves.
Divide among tall glasses filled with ice cubes.
Garnish with Mint springs.

Servings: 4

Orange-coconut-berry Slushies

Ingredients:

2 large Florida oranges (navels)
2 cups fresh strawberry halves
4 tsp. Sugar, divided
1/4 tsp. Pure vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups lowfat coconut milk

Directions:

Peel oranges and cut into sections. Place sections in a large resealable plastic freezer bag in a single layer. Freeze until solid.

In a blender combine strawberries, 2 tsp of sugar and vanilla. Blend to smooth puree. Pour evenly into 4 glasses. Rinse blender; place coconut milk, 1/2 cup water, remaining 2 tsp of sugar and frozen orange sections in blender. Blend until smooth and thick. Adding 1 tbsp water at a time if mixture is too thick.

Pour mixture evenly over strawberry puree in each glass, and serve.

Serving Size: 4

Orange Nog

Ingredients:

3 cups milk
2 tsps. Grated orange rind
1 1/2 cups orange juice
2 tbsps. Sugar

Directions:

Mix milk and sugar in blender container. Add ice and blend well. Add orange juice and rind and blend again. Pour into iced glasses to serve.

Orange Lemonade

Ingredients:

1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
3 cups water
1/2 cup sugar
2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice
4 fresh orange slices 1/4" thick
4 fresh lemon slices 1/4" thick

Directions:

Combine fresh squeezed lemon juice, water and sugar, and blend well to dissolve sugar. Add fresh squeezed orange juice. Mix well and chill.
Place 1 orange slice and 1 lemon slice with ice cubes in a tall glass.
Pour chilled Orange Lemonade over ice.
Ready to serve.

Notes: If you're local, Mixon's has fresh squeezed orange juice already made - no need to squeeze your own.

Nutritional Information per serving:
calories: 180, total fat: 0g, saturated fat: 0g, % calories from fat: 1.3%, % calories from saturated fat: 0%, protien: 1g, carbohydrates: 46g, cholesterol: 0mg, dietary fiber: 1g, sodium: 5mg

Orange Frost

Ingredients:

½ cup Mixon fresh orange juice
½ banana, frozen
1 Tbsp. non-fat milk powder
Dash cinnamon or nutmeg
2 ice cubes

Directions:

Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until creamy. Serve in chilled glasses. Makes 2 servings.

Orange Cider

Ingredients:

2 cups 100% florida orange juice
1/3 cup frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed (6 oz. Can)
2 tbsp. Orange liqueur or non-alcoholic orange liqueur

Directions:

Stovetop:
In a saucepan combine orange juice, apple juice concentrate and 1/2 cup water. Cook over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until hot, stirring occasionally. Stir in liqueur; heat through. Ladle into mugs, and serve.

Microwave:
In a 4-cup microwave-safe measuring cup combine orange juice, apple juice concentrate and 1/2 cup water. Cook uncovered, on high (100% power) 6-7 minutes or until hot, stirring every 2 minutes. Stir in liqueur. Ladle into mugs and serve.

Makes 5 (5-oz.) servings

Orange Blossom Wassail

Ingredients:

1 qt Mixon fresh orange juice
1 gal apple cider
2 oz. mulling spices

Directions:

Mix ingredients, cook until thoroughly heated, garnish with sliced oranges. Serve hot.

Orange Blossom Punch

Ingredients:

3 cups water
1 46-ounce Hawaiian Punch
1 46-ounce orange juice
3 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups lemon juice
1 1/2 cups ginger ale

Directions:

Heat water and sugar until dissolved. Boil 5 minutes. Cool and add the remaining ingredients.

Serving Size: 50

Notes: This is very good with orange swirl ice cream floating on top.

Mimosa (Non-alcoholic)

Ingredients:

5 oz chilled champagne (non-alcoholic)
3 oz fresh, chilled Mixon’s fresh orange juice
Orange slice

Directions:

Pour champagne and orange juice into chilled champagne glass. Stir slightly. Place orange slice on side of glass. Serve.

Grapefruit Nog

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups evaporated milk
2 cups grapefruit juice
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water

Directions:

Chill all ingredients. Mix milk, water and sugar and stir in the grapefruit juice slowly. Beat with a rotary beater and shake until foamy. Serve in iced glasses.

Fruity Frost

Ingredients:

12 bananas, mashed
3 qts Mixon fresh orange juice
Juice and grated rind of 2 lemons
1 ½ qts crushed pineapple or pineapple tidbits
1 ½ quarts sugar
1 Tbsp salt
3 qts whole milk

Directions:

Mix in 20 qt mixing bowl on low speed, orange juice, lemon juice and rind, crushed pineapple, bananas, sugar and salt. Slowly beat in milk, blending ingredients. Pour into steam table pans (2) – 2 inch deep. Freeze until firm (4 to 6 hours). Garnish with orange slices. Yields 50 servings.

Florida Sunshine Shake

Ingredients:

1 cup 100% Florida orange juice
1/2 cup 100% Florida grapefruit juice
1 ripe banana
1/2 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
1/2 tsp. Pure vanilla extract

Directions:

In a blender combine orange juice, grapefruit juice, banana, yogurt and vanilla; blend until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses, and serve

Serving Size:  2 (8-oz.) servings

Floribbean’s Hot Key Lime Juice Toddy

Ingredients:

1 Tbsp 100% all natural Key Lime Juice
8 oz brewed black tea
1 Tbsp Orange Blossom (or other) honey
1 sm piece caramelized ginger

Directions:

Mix all ingredients, allow the flavors to blend and drink before it gets cold!

Dreamy Orange Floats

Ingredients:

2 cups orange sherbet
2 cups vanilla frozen yogurt
1 cup 100% Florida orange juice
1 cup orange soda
4 thick orange slices

Directions:

Scoop 1/2 cup orange sherbet and 1/2 cup vanilla frozen yogurt into each of 4 glasses.

Pour 1/4 cup orange juice and 1/4 cup orange soda on top of each. Garnish with an orange slice and serve.

Serving Size: 4

Notes: This is a kid's favorite.

Citrus-honey Green Tea

Ingredients:

1 (2 INCH) piece lemon zest, cut into thin slivers
2 tsp. boiling water
2 tsp. green tea powder or 1 green tea bag
3/4 cup hot water
1/2 cup freshly squeezed grapefruit juice or orange juice.
3 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tsp. honey

Directions:

Put lemon zest into a large cup or mug. Cover with 2 tsp. boiling water and let steep for about 3 minutes. Add the green tea powder or tea bag and hot water. Add the grapefruit juice or orange juice, lemon juice and honey. Mix well and serve.

Citrus Soother

Ingredients:

3 cups 100% Florida orange juice
1 cup 100% Florida grapefruit juice
1/4 cup honey
1 3-inch cinnamon stick
1 Florida orange, sliced into rounds

Directions:

In a medium sauce pan combine orange juice, grapefruit juice, honey and cinnamon stick. Place over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, just warm (do not boil). Remove cinnamon stick with slotted spoon; discard. Ladle into 4 mugs and garnish each mug with a citrus round. Serve warm

Serving Size: 4 to 5

Notes: can use the cinnamon sticks as stirrers for each cup.

Citrus Passion

Ingredients:

2 oz Florida orange juice
1 oz passion fruit puree
1/2 oz lime juice
1 oz grenadine
1 1/2 oz white rum

Directions:

In a mixing glass, combine all the ingredients. Add ice, shake & strain into martini glass over fresh ice.

Garnish with Florida orange slice & cherry.

Citrus Lemonade

Ingredients:

1 cup white sugar, or to taste
4 lemons, juiced
4 limes, juiced
4 oranges, juiced
3 quarts cold water
1 lime, sliced into rounds (optional)
12 cups ice cubes

Directions:

Pour the sugar, lemon juice, lime juice and orange juice into a gallon-sized container; stir until the sugar has dissolved. Serve over ice with a slice of lime, if desired.

Serving Size: 12

Citrus Iced Tea

Ingredients:

1 qt. boiling water
1/4 cup sugar
10 whole cloves
2 Cinnamon sticks, 2 inches
4 Orange-Pekoe tea bags
1/4 cup grapefruit juice
2 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tbsp. grapefruit zest
1 slice lemon
6 lemon wedges for garnish

Directions:

Combine water, sugar cloves and cinnamon sticks in a 2-qt. saucepan. Mix well and bring to a boil. Remove from heat; add tea bags. Steep 4 minutes then strain. Stir in remaining ingredients except for lemon wedges. Set aside until mixture is at room temperature.

Garnish with lemon wedges.

Servings: 6

Captiva Cooler

Ingredients:

4 cucumber slices
1 rosemary sprig
1 1/2 oz florida grapefruit juice
1/2 oz lime juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
1/2 oz campari
1/2 oz tequila, silver salt, for rim

Directions:

In mixing glass, muddle cucumber & rosmary. Add remaining ingredients.

Add ice, shake & strain into salt-rimmed margarita glass over fresh ice.

Garnish with cucumber slice & rosemary sprig.

Beach Bubbly

Ingredients:

1 cup sugar
1 cup water
Rind of 2 lemons and 1 small grapefruit, white pith scraped
1 cup lemon juice
3/4 cup grapefruit juice
1 (12-ounce) can of light beer
Lemon and grapefruit slices

Directions:

1. Mix sugar with water in a saucepan.
2. Bring to a boil; add lemon and grapefruit rinds. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
3. Remove citrus rinds and cool to room temperature.
4. Add lemon and grapefruit juices. Pour into a large pitcher over ice.
5. Add beer and fruit slices just before serving. Stir once to mix.

Servings: 6 (1/2-cup each)


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Monday - Saturday: 10a.m. to 5p.m.
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Closed Sunday.

Contact & Location

Phone: 800 608-2525
Email: info@mixon.com
Address: Mixon Fruit Farms,
2525 27th St. E.
Bradenton, FL 34208