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Morning Orange Drink Recipe

Morning Orange Drink Recipe

Meet the Cook: Although it requires only a few basic ingredients and little preparation, this drink always draws raves from overnight guests about its "wake-up" taste. My husband's a pastor. We have five children and six grandchildren. -Joyce Mummau, Mt. Airy, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 can (6 ounces) frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 10 ice cubes


  • 1. Combine the first five ingredients in a blender; process at high speed. Add ice cubes, a few at a time, blending until smooth. Serve immediately. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 115 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 21mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 0g fiber), 2g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 0 reduced-fat milk.

Reviews for Morning Orange Drink

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bameiboo 226630
Reviewed May. 20, 2015

"I made this today as part of our ' big breakfast diet'- we eat most our days carbs and sweets in the morning having protein and veggies at dinner.

It was super sweet, not in a good way. Next time I'll cut way back on the added sugar. But it was good and I will be making this drink again"

WagnerLes 39361
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2014

"Really yummy and tart orange drink. I've made it many times, never fails!"

EnergySta5 38697
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2013

"This is the best orange-drink recipe I have ever found! It is called "Orange Julius" in Recipes Across America. Such a good combination!!!"

winsley 16302
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2012

"My family loves this drink. We use fewer ice cubes and 1% milk."

cherylmac 13704
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2011

"I have been making this for years. My family loves this in the summer for supper with a BLT or salad."

hwdog 17791
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2010

"very good (once in a while)."

sfprincess 45893
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2010

"The drink is much more tart than I was expecting, which is why it IS a good "wake-up" drink. It says "serve immediately" because it will separate in the fridge, but you can stir it and it will be fine. It's light, frothy, and VERY easy to make. :)"

justpeachie in GA 42900
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2009

"Delicious! Everyone wanted a refill! Tasted very much like an Orange Julius."

Luzdenia 72991
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2009

"It tastes a lot better w/ evaporated milk."

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