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Creamsicle Slushie

This creamsicle slushie is the perfect summer drink! It’s fruity, creamy and really hits the spot when you’re craving something cold.
Creamsicle Slush Recipe

I love the combination of oranges and cream. As a kid, Creamsicles were my absolute favorite Popsicle. Vanilla on the inside, orange on the outside… What’s not to like? Since I didn’t have any on hand, I decided to recreate those flavors in this super simple slushie recipe. And now I’m going to share it with you!

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By the way, if you don’t have oranges on hand, it tastes pretty much the same without them. I like the pulp from the oranges, but if you don’t, skip them. Still tasty!

Orange Cream Slushie Recipe

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Creamsicle Slushie

Donella Crigger
This orange cream slushie really hits the spot on a hot summer day!
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 2 slushies

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 c. orange juice
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 3-4 orange slices
  • 2 tbsp. white sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 12-14 ice cubes

Instructions
 

  • Add all ingredients to the blender.
  • Pulse until ice is completely crushed and liquid is smooth (about 3-4 minutes).
  • Pour into chilled glasses, and garnish with an orange slice.
  • Enjoy!

And my son wanted me to take a picture of him with his slushie, too. Any time the camera is out lately, he wants in on it. He loves watching himself in videos or looking at his own pictures. Total ham!

As it turns out, he didn’t care much for the slushie because I used the last orange to make it, and that upset him. Ooops. More slushie goodness for Mom, though, amirite?

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For another yummy summer drink (that’s also kid-friendly), check out my Homemade Cherry Slushie at Back Roads and Blue Jeans. That’s my other blog where you’ll mostly find comfort food, country crafts, homemaking hacks and frugal tips.

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Recipe Rating




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CJ Huang

Friday 14th of August 2015

Sounds like a wonderfully yummy slushie! I like how you used some real fruit too. :) I hope you can stop on by and share this or any other recipe with us on Five Friday Finds!

Cristina @ I Say Nomato

Tuesday 11th of August 2015

What a cutie! It seems all kids go through that phase :) These sound so delicious, I'm a huge creamsicle fan! I'll have to try these!

Donella Crigger

Tuesday 11th of August 2015

Thank you, Cristina. Me, too. I've loved creamsicles since I was a kid.

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