We love to swap citrus-based recipes. Here are some all-time favorites of ours, directly from our groves (and our grandmas).

Orange Waffles with Fresh Tropical Fruit

Add Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice to your batter to make tasty, crispy waffles that melt in your mouth. Add tropical fruit salsa for a healthy, fresh-picked breakfast.

Orange Waffles with Fresh Tropical Fruit

Fresh Tropical Fruit Salsa Ingredients

  • 1 ripe mango, peeled and sliced
  • 1 carambola (starfruit), sliced
  • 5 fresh lychees, peeled and quartered
  • 1 ripe papaya, peeled, seeded and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice
  • 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt (optional)

Orange Waffles Ingredients

  • 1 & 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon canola or vegetable oil
  • Cooking spray

Fresh Tropical Fruit Salsa Instructions

  • Mix together all ingredients and chill until needed.


  1. Coat a waffle iron with cooking spray and begin preheating.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients and mix together.
  3. Add Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice, milk, egg, and oil, and stir all ingredients gently until the mixture is moist.
  4. Pour enough batter onto the waffle iron to cover and close lid.
  5. Cook for about 5 minutes, until waffle is fully done.
  6. Top waffle with Fresh Tropical Fruit Salsa and serve immediately.