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

Bacon Cheddar Scones

Recipe from Gimme Some Oven

Sweet or savory brunch? Now you don’t have to decide. Easy, homemade savory scones pair perfectly with a tall glass of Florida’s Natural Orange Juice.

Bacon Cheddar Scones


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour (or white whole-wheat flour)
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • 10 tablespoons cold butter, diced into ¼-inch cubes
  • 1 ½ cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 8 slices of thick-cut bacon, cooked and diced
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons buttermilk
  • For optional egg wash:
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water

Pair with one 8 oz glass of not-from-concentrate Florida’s Natural Orange Juice.

Full recipe at Gimme Some Oven