Homemade Orange Julius

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This is a family favorite, my mom used to make when I was little. It’s a yummy refreshing treat that can be served for breakfast, as a snack, or as dessert. You can make it with almost any flavor of frozen juice concentrate.

Orange is our favorite, but strawberry and pineapple are also amazing. To change things up you could add a banana or some frozen strawberries to the blender.

I used to make this with granulated sugar but just recently started using powdered sugar. It’s not quite as sweet and makes a smoother drink than the granulated sugar.

There’s no better way to save money than by making your own food and snacks at home.

Homemade Orange Julius

Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Drinks, Snack


  • 6 oz frozen orange juice concentrate (¾ cup)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 10-12 ice cubes (approx. 1½ cups)


  • Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and frothy. Serve immediately.

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