What Are the Common Ingredients You Need for Orange Julius Recipes?


Quick Answer

The common ingredients in an Orange Julius are frozen orange juice concentrate, milk, water, sugar, vanilla and ice. A blender is also needed to make an Orange Julius.

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What Are the Common Ingredients You Need for Orange Julius Recipes?
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To make an Orange Julius smoothie, blend 6 ounces of thawed frozen orange juice concentrate with 1 cup of water, 1 cup of milk, 1/4 cup of sugar, 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract and 10 to 12 ice cubes in a blender, and serve immediately. Many reviewers of this particular recipe recommend cutting the sugar to 2 or 3 tablespoons, or omitting it altogether.

Alton Brown freezes 6 1/2 ounces of fresh orange juice into cubes to start his fresh "Orange Delicious" recipe. To make Alton's recipe, place the cubes in a blender with 2 ounces of fresh orange juice, the zest from 1/2 an orange, 1/2 cup of whole milk, 1 tablespoon powdered sugar and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract. Blend until very smooth, approximately 45 seconds, and serve immediately.

A variation on the classic Orange Julius recipe includes substituting milk with coconut milk or almond milk for a dairy-free smoothie. Recipe reviewers recommend adding 1 egg white to the recipe, blending with the other ingredients, for a classic Orange Julius frothy top. However, consuming raw egg may lead to food poisoning.

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