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Cranberry Blood Orange Olive Oil Cake

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups + 1 Tbs.fresh squeezed orange juice (4-5 large oranges) 1 Tbs. finely grated orange zest 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 3/4 teaspoons kosher salt 4 large eggs 3 cups granulated sugar 1 cup + 1 Tbs. Bella Nonnas Blood Orange Olive Oil 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1 cup confectioners sugar Bella Nonnas Cranberry-Pear Balsamic Vinegar for drizzle Cooking Instructions: Position a rack in the middle of the oven, remove any racks above, and crank up the heat to 350°F (175°C). Coat a 12-cup Bundt pan with 1 tbs. Blood Orange Olive Oil and set aside. Finely grate the zest of 2 oranges, then squeeze 4 of them. You should have 1 1/2...

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Cara Cara Orange Chocolate Cake

-adapted from Kelsey Siemens - The Farmer’s Daughter  Ingredients: 3/4 cup (130 g) semi sweet chocolate chips 3 large eggs, divided into whites and yolks 1/2 cup (100 g) granulated sugar 1/2 cup (110 g) packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon Sunkist® Cara Cara orange zest 1 tablespoon Sunkist® Cara Cara orange juice 2/3 cup Bella Nonnas Blood Orange Fused Ollive Oil 1/4 cup (22 g) cocoa powder 1/2 cup (56 g) coconut flour 1 teaspoon Bella Nonnas Vanilla Dark Balsamic Vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 of one Sunkist® Cara Cara orange, sliced thinly Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9-inch pan with parchment paper and set aside. Melt the chocolate using a double boiler, or simply in the microwave - be...

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Zucchini Cranberry Muffins

Ingredients: 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 1 cup white whole wheat flour 1/2 cup (3 1/2 ounces) sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 cup (2 ounces) chopped walnuts, toasted 1/2 cup dried cranberries 2 large eggs, beaten 1/2 cup (4 ounces) milk 1/2 cup Bella Nonnas Ultra Premium EVOO - Mild 1 cup packed shredded unpeeled zucchini Frosting (optional) 8 oz. cream cheese at room temperature 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream (chilled) 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon Cooking Instructions: Preheat the oven to 400°F. Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon in a large bowl. Stir in the walnuts and cranberries. In a smaller bowl (or a 2-cup measuring...

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White Chocolate and Persian Lime Fudge

Ingredients: 1/4 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter 1/4 cup Bella Nonnas Persian Lime Olive Oil 3/4 cup Sour Cream 2 cups miniature marshmallows 1/2 lb white chocolate morsels 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice Finely grated zest of two limes, about 1 tablespoon 1 cup granulated sugar Cooking Instructions: Grease an 8 x 8 square baking pan. Combine sugar, lime zest, lime juice, butter and sour cream and olive oil in a 2 quart saucepan over medium heat for 5 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and mixture boils, stirring constantly. Continue boiling over medium heat or until a candy thermometer reaches 238 degrees. Remove from heat, stir marshmallows and white chocolate until melted and mixture is smooth. Immediately pour fudge into...

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Rachel's Light and Fluffy Parfait

Ingredients: Bella Nonnas Ultra Premium EVOO* to Coat Pan 2 cups fresh raspberries (8 ounces) 3 tablespoons Bella Nonnas 18 Year aged Traditional Balsamic 1/3 cup raw sugar (turbinado) 1 cup mascarpone, at room temperature (8 ounces) 1/4 cup sour cream, at room temperature 3 tablespoons honey Bella Nonnas Balsamic Vinegar of choice for drizzle *Bella Nonnas Persian Lime Olive Oil would be fantastic in this recipe.  Then top with lime zest at the end.  Strawberriew will also work well. Cooking Instructions: Line a small baking sheet with wax paper. Coat pan with EVOO. In a small bowl, carefully toss the raspberries and aged balsamic together. Let the mixture stand for 15 minutes. Heat a 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the...

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