Winter fruits deserve their day in the sun. Summer’s best- sellers (strawberries, peaches, and blue-berries, for example) often upstage them—perhaps it’s those iconic roadside stands that get us. But November through February deliver loads of vibrant citrus, from cool key limes to our staple Meyer lemons, from gorgeous grapefruits to brilliant oranges and clementines. As if that’s not sweet enough, here are four delicious dessert recipes starring the cool-weather fruits, sure to brighten even your grayest winter day.
Four Fruity Confections
Key Lime Poppy Seed Cake
Meyer Lemon Tart
Orange Buttermilk Sugar Cookies
Grapefruit Pistachio Layer Cake
How to spot prime fruit at the market: