Classic and delicious Orange Julius made with just a few ingredients and tastes just like a creamsicle.
This blended summertime treat is made with frozen orange juice concentrate to create a semi-frozen sweet dessert.
Ingredients in Orange Julius
It takes just a few ingredients to make this summertime treat. For the ingredient amounts and directions please refer to the recipe card at the bottom of the post.
- Frozen orange concentrate
- Granulated sugar
- Vanilla extract
- Cold water
- Ice cubes
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How to Make Orange Julius
It’s quick and easy to make Orange Julius and a blender is used to blend this frozen treat. It only takes a few minutes to make this frozen treat. It’s perfect for a hot summer day
Layer the Ingredients in the blender: Add the frozen orange concentrate to the blender, followed by the granulated sugar.
Pour in the milk, vanilla extract and the cold water. The ice cubes are added on top of the ingredients and the lid is closed on the blender.
Blend the ingredients: Blend the ingredients together until smooth and there are no ice chunks left. The Orange Julius will be creamy and frothy.
Serve: Serve immediately for maximum freshness and flavor. You can garnish with orange wedges and serve with decorative paper straws if desired.
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It’s easy to change the flavor in this drink by swapping out the frozen orange concentrate for other frozen ingredients.
Pineapple - substitute or even add to the orange juice concentrate frozen pineapple chunks.
Strawberry - add some frozen strawberries to the blender or substitute them for the orange juice concentrate for a Strawberry Julius!
Mango - frozen mango blended instead of the orange juice concentrate is a great variation as well!
There are many variations to this recipe and it’s very easy to swap out the fruit ingredients for your fruit of choice. Start with frozen fruit juices or juice to get the drink a frozen and frothy consistency.
- 12 oz frozen orange juice concentrate
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla exract
- 1 cup cold water
- 1 cup ice cubes
- Add the frozen orange juice concentrate to a blender.
- Layer with the granulated sugar, milk, vanilla extract, and cold water.
- Top with the ice cubes.
- Blend until smooth.
- Serve immediately.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 278Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 42mgCarbohydrates: 63gFiber: 1gSugar: 54gProtein: 5g
Nutrition calculation is a rough estimate and can vary depending on the cooking technique and the exact ingredients used. For informational purposes only.
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