“EXACTLY like the Orange Julius in the mall, without the stomach curdling mixture of acidic orange juice and milk/ice cream.... I also included variations including different fruit, like PEACHES & CREAM, STRAWBERRIES & CREAM, etc. I tried for years to figure out this recipe, beginning at around age 12! I finally got it one day at age 25 and now my 11 year old daughter whips them up for herself and friends after school or for breakfast.”
2 tall glasses

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons powdered coffee creamer
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 14 -16 full sized ice cubes
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 peeled orange, for extra flavor (optional)


  1. Add all ingredients into blender and blend on high until no ice chunks are left.
  2. (My blender makes a god-awful racket, then sound changes once no ice chunks are left) Makes about (2) tall glasses.
  3. *I don't recommend replacing the powdered creamer with milk, as the acid in the orange juice will curdle the milk!
  4. Powdered milk may be used in emergency!
  5. **STRAWBERRIES& CREAM VERSION: Replace orange juice with strawberries (or even any kind of berry).
  6. ***PEACHES& CREAM: Replace orange juice with canned or fresh peaches.
  7. ****Add vodka for a tasty, refreshing cocktail on a hot summer evening!
  8. Be creative!
  9. There are so many ways to change this recipe to make the most delicious frozen drink that kids & adults will love!

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