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Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

This orange creamsicle smoothie brings back the flavors of your childhood in a healthy, sippable treat.

All you need are a few simple ingredients and a blender! In just 5 minutes, you can recreate the classic taste of an orange creamsicle.

Sweet, citrusy, and creamy, it’s a wholesome choice for a refreshing breakfast or dessert.

Orange smoothie in a tall glass garnished with orange slice.
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Fresh Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

This easy orange creamsicle smoothie is full of nostalgia!

The recipe blends fresh oranges, creamy yogurt, and vanilla into a nostalgic delight. It’s packed with citrus flavors and a creaminess reminiscent of the popsicles you loved as a kid.

Plus, it’s incredibly easy to make! Just throw all your ingredients into a blender, and there you go.

This makes it an ideal choice for a quick, satisfying, and guilt-free treat

Blender with banana, orange and milk.

Ingredients

You can make a healthy orange creamsicle smoothie with just a few ingredients. Here’s what you need:

  • Frozen Banana – It gives the smoothie its creamy texture without needing ice cream.
  • Orange – Fresh orange slices for a burst of vibrant citrus flavor.
  • Fresh Orange Juice – It enhances the orange flavor, making the smoothie even more refreshing.
  • Orange Zest – It brings a bright, zesty kick for a deeper orange flavor.
  • Plain Greek Yogurt – It adds creaminess and protein without the guilt.
  • Whole Milk – It adds richness and complements the tanginess of the yogurt.
  • Vanilla Extract – This is the secret to that nostalgic creamsicle taste, adding a hint of sweetness and depth.
  • Honey or Maple Syrup – Optional for added sweetness.
  • Ice Cubes – They’re also optional, but they help thicken the smoothie and make it even more refreshing on a hot day.

How to Make An Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Make a delicious orange creamsicle smoothie with these simple steps:

1. Blend the ingredients. Toss everything into a high-powered blender and blend until smooth. If you like, add ice cubes for extra thickness.

2. Sweeten to taste. Adjust the sweetness with honey or maple syrup as you prefer.

3. Serve and enjoy. Pour the smoothie into glasses and savor it right away!

Orange creamsicle smoothie in a tall glass with orange slice garnish.

Recipe Tips and Variations

Learn how to easily make the perfect smoothie with these tips and variations.

  • Make liquid a priority. Pour your liquid into the blender before adding solids to blend smoothly.
  • Frozen fruit is key. Specifically, a frozen banana is essential for achieving that creamy texture without ice. Peel the fruit before freezing.
  • Don’t fear brown bananas! The riper the banana, the sweeter the smoothie.
  • Get super fruity. Add more fruits like mango, pineapple, or berries for a delicious fruity smoothie.
  • Kick up the protein. Add a scoop of vanilla protein powder to make this smoothie a filling meal.
  • Give it a nutrient boost. Add collagen powder, ground flax seeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds, or nut butter for extra health benefits.
  • Mix up the milk. If whole milk isn’t your thing, any kind will do.
  • Go vegan! Make a vegan smoothie by swapping coconut milk and vegan yogurt for the milk and Greek yogurt.

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Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Course: Breakfast, DessertCuisine: American
Servings

2

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Prep time

5

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Total time

5

minutes

Try this orange creamsicle smoothie for a bright, refreshing treat! Made with bananas, oranges, and orange juice, it’s creamy and delicious.

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen banana, peeled and sliced

  • 1 orange, peeled, seeded, and sliced

  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice

  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt

  • 1/4 cup whole milk

  • 1/4 teaspoon orange zest

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup, optional

  • Ice cubes, optional

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a high-powered blender.
  • Blend until smooth and creamy. Add ice cubes one at a time if needed for thicker consistency.
  • Taste and adjust sweetness with honey or maple syrup if desired.
  • Pour into glasses and enjoy immediately!

Notes

  • Use frozen fruit: Specifically, a frozen banana is essential for achieving that creamy texture without ice. Peel the fruit before freezing.
  • Opt for extra-ripe bananas: The riper the banana, the sweeter the smoothie.
  • Add more fruits like mango, pineapple, or berries for a delicious fruity smoothie.
Orange creamsicle smoothie.

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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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