Homemade Orange Julius takes just 6 simple to find ingredients to make including frozen orange concentrate, sugar, and milk.
This classic drink is easy to make at a home and every sip reminds you of summertime.
What is in an Orange Julius?
Just six ingredients are in an Orange Julius.
- Frozen orange concentrate
- Milk - I prefer to use 2% milk.
- Vanilla extract
- Granulated sugar
- Cold water
- Ice cubes
How to Make Orange Julius at Home
Making an Orange Julius at home is quick and it is easy.
The first step to making this tasty drink at home is to use a blender or food processor. The ingredients get blended together to create this frothy drink.
Add the ingredients to the blender- First, spoon the frozen orange juice concentrate into a blender and top it with the granulated sugar.
Next, pour in the milk along with the vanilla extract and the cold water. Top the mixture off with the ice cubes and the lid is placed back on the blender.
Blend the ingredients- Blend the ingredients together until the ice is broken down and the mixture is frothy and creamy.
For maximum flavor and satisfaction serve this drink immediately. I do not recommend saving this for later because it will become watery and the texture will be off.
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Orange Julius Variations
Orange concentrate isn't the only way to make this drink! Switch up the flavors by using frozen mangoes, pineapples, and even strawberries. The texture will be different than this recipe but by getting creative with the flavors there's a yummy drink for everyone!
- 12 ounces frozen orange juice concentrate
- 1 cup milk
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup cold water
- 1 cup ice cubes
- Spoon the frozen orange juice concentrate into a blender.
- Add the granulated sugar followed by the milk, vanilla extract, and cold water.
- Top with the ice cubes.
- Place the lid back on the blender and blend until smooth. The mixture will become smooth and creamy.
- Serve immediately.
Drink immediately. The Orange Julius will break down as it sits and will become watery and will change the texture and flavor.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 277Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 41mgCarbohydrates: 63gFiber: 1gSugar: 58gProtein: 4g