3/27/13

How to Make Orange Julius with Real Food Ingredients


A few weeks ago I got a 40lb box of oranges for a great deal. In an effort to get them used up before they turn into penicillin, I made a fun treat for the family. I saw an idea on a blog but for the life of me, can't find it. So, sorry, I can't give credit where credit is due. So, I just made it up as I went along, which is usually what I do anyhow.

Juice 10 oranges, and if you have one, throw in a pineapple as well. Then freeze the juice into cubes.
When the juice is frozen, you are ready to make bliss in a blender.

1 1/2 cups milk (raw is a good choice here).
1/2 cup heavy cream (it is not the devil).
1 t vanilla
3 drops orange essential oil (Makes it soo sweet without adding sugar).
2 pastured eggs
2-4 T honey or evaporated cane sugar
Enough of your orange ice to bring the liquid to the 4 C mark on the blender.

Then give it a whirl! Orange Julius!


The eggs and cream make it so creamy and honestly, 4T of sweetener made it too sweet. The Orange oils adds a lot of sweetness. If you don't believe me, just try it. My sugar addicted husband and son loved it so much they licked drops off  the table. So, I made another batch and they fought over that too. We need more oranges!


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20 comments:

  1. You are the Orange Julia queen! Can't wait to try this rendition though.

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  2. Hi Janine,
    Your little one is just adorable and the Orange Julia is fantastic!
    Thank you so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday and have a great weekend.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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    1. Thanks for stopping by. And thanks for hosting the link party.

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  3. Janine,

    This looks yummy! Thanks for sharing. :)

    - Erin

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  4. Yummy! I haven't had an orange since spring... Sounds good :)

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    1. They are cheap in the fall, at least in Oklahoma, so I will be stocking up soon.

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  5. One of my favorite memories of my childhood is Orange Julius. They had a store at the mall and every once in a while............my mother would actually say yes and we would got to get one. I look forward to giving this recipe a try. Thanks for sharing this with our Let's Get Real hop readers. I love all of the great ingredients that you used for this.

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  6. This looks great! Thanks so much for sharing it on WNWNW, I've pinned it :)

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  7. Oranges are cheap here in the winter, but that's the wrong time for the frozen goodness…what to do?!

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    1. Last night for dinner, my husband had an Orange Julius in one hand and a cup of cocoa in the other!

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  8. Oh my! I LOVE Orange Julius' This looks like a great recipe. Thanks for sharing!

    Amanda
    Matthew 6:33

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  9. I have never had this before and it looks so tasty! May have to give it a try.
    Stopping by from the "Creative Home and Garden" hop. Following you on Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook. Looking forward to reading more of your posts.
    Have a great week :)
    Bismah @
    Simple Msma

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  10. That looks so yummy! Can't wait to try it!
    Tina

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  11. I grew up with an Orange Julius in my area and just love that drink. Can't wait to try it. Thanks
    www.bucknrunranch.com

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