8 Citrus Fruit You Should Be Baking With Now

We're creeping towards the end of prime citrus season but, before it's over, there are a few fruit you should definitely try. Because while there's nothing wrong with a navel orange, have you tried its rosy cousin, the cara cara? Or if you like a tart squeeze of lime, have you tried baking with the Key lime or Kaffir lime varieties? Ever wondered what a tangelo was? They're a cross between a tangerine and pomelo or grapefruit, and they're super sweet and juicy. (Plus they make a great pudding—who knew?)

Click through the slideshow to see descriptions of 8 unique citrus fruit that we're loving, plus recipes so you can give them a try. Love a citrus fruit we missed? Tell us about it in the comments section below.

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Cara Cara Orange Marmalade Blondies
Cara Cara Orange Marmalade
Cara Cara Orange-Cardamom Ice cream
Kumquat Tart
Kumquat Lemongrass Ice Cream
Meyer Lemon Cake
Meyer Lemon Tart
Tangelo-Tangerine Pudding
Olive Oil Cake with Tangerine Marmalade
No Bake Blood Orange Pie
Blood Orange Sherbet
Italian Blood Orange Almond Cookies
Key Lime Pie
Key Lime Bars
Key Lime Pie Cake
Kaffir Lime and Gin Ice Cream