Saturday, July 5, 2014

Snacktastic Saturday: Orange Julius

I'm not sure why, but I swear there is nothing more refreshing during the summer months than a freshly made Orange Julius. If given the choice, I would choose one over a milkshake any day! And that says a lot considering my hankering to turn just about any dessert combination into a milkshake of some sorts. So why all the love for a simple Orange Julius? Three reasons - they're simple, they're good & my mama taught me how to make them! 

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Orange Julius
A wonderfully refreshing drink made with just a few simple ingredients.
  • orange juice
  • ice cubes
  • splash of milk
  • ½-1½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • brown sugar, if desired
In a bender, add desired amounts of ice & orange juice. Then add a splash of milk, desired amount of vanilla (depending on how much you're making) & a bit of brown sugar if you'd like to add a touch of extra sweetness. Blend until smooth & enjoy!
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  1. This sounds so good. I need to make this as my boys will love it

  2. ooo sounds & looks so good!! I wonder what it would taste like w/ Tang? lol..thanks for the recipe :)

  3. I just recently moved back to Ky from Tn. They actually have a place in Tn that sells these amazing drinks. Now I can make this heavenly drink at home. TY for sharing this

  4. Does this taste like those orange creamsicles? It looks like it would, looks so yummy, I want to make it now. =)

    1. Very close to it. But for more of a creamy taste, use heavy whipping cream instead of the milk along with some added orange juice concentrate.

  5. What a neat-o recipe! I haven't had an orange julius in decades. I love that is takes two minutes! Yay!

  6. This sounds and looks like a really good summer drink! I must try it sometime soon!

  7. Thank you for sharing the recipe. We have been making lemonade as our official beverage this summer. I will try this too.

  8. Man I LOVE Orange Julius! I can't wait to try this recipe!

  9. This looks so frothy and delicious, but even being a FL girl, I can't get down with oranges..too acidic :-(

  10. move over Dairy Queen i can make my OWN now!

  11. In my country we call this "die dreaming". It is so super yum