This Orange Julius Copycat tastes JUST like the famous original drink!
I could walk through the desert for days and not be as thirsty as I get while photographing weddings. As I wait for the bride and groom to smooch, I think about slurping down a super-cold slushy or a big fat glass of ice cold water. I need to buy one of those nerdy water backpacks with a bendy straw that wraps around to my mouth.
One of the drinks I dream of in times of thirst is the good ol’ Orange Julius. It is soooo refreshing and cold and satisfying on a hot summer day. After my wedding last weekend, the thirst would not subside and IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT I would have chopped off a couple fingers for an Orange Julius. The next day, I googled orange julius copycat recipe and immediately created this delicious drink. It tastes EXACTLY like the original. My little boys and I literally slurped down the entire batch in minutes.
One blender, five ingredients, two minutes…thirst quenched!
Orange Julius Copycat
- 6 oz. frozen orange juice concentrate
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup milk
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 5 ice cubes
- Place all ingredients into a blender and puree until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve immediately!