new orange julius

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2013/05/29 02:21:21 (permalink)

new orange julius

has anybody tried orange julius at dairy queen? it as good as the old days?
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    Sundancer7
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    Re:new orange julius 2013/05/29 07:28:06 (permalink)
    There has been a Orange Julius in Knoxville ever since I was a child.  It was one of my favorite drinks.  I had one about a year ago and it still tasted as smooth as it did the first time I ever tried it.  They have had various locations in Knoxville and the first one I remember was downtown.  I seem to recall several years ago they  sold small dip dogs and hot dogs and maybe hot roasted peanuts.  They don't do that now.
     
    Dairy Queen bought them some time ago and that improved their visibility.  The company originally started in 1920.
     
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    highjumper
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    Re:new orange julius 2013/05/30 06:51:24 (permalink)
    Never heard of it. I will, I mean must try. Lol.
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    Re:new orange julius 2013/06/01 19:14:39 (permalink)
    It's pretty easy to make Orange Julius. It's orange juice, ice, simple syrup, and instant vanilla pudding, all in the blender. Trying to remember the measurements: for a 1 quart blender, fill it about 3/4 the way with ice, add enough orange juice to fill it about halfway up the ice, a couple of tablespoons of simple syrup, and one heaping teaspoon of the instant vanilla pudding. I THINK there was some water in there, too.
     
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    Tristan225
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    Re:new orange julius 2013/06/02 02:13:42 (permalink)
    Thought there was a bunch of confectioners sugar in it.
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    bartl
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    Re:new orange julius 2013/06/02 10:22:12 (permalink)
    My memory could be wrong; it's been a number of years since I made it last. I thought that the added sweetness was entirely from the simple syrup. Confectioner's sugar, which contains some flour, would add some thickness to the mixture, though.
     
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    Sundancer7
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    Re:new orange julius 2013/06/02 10:37:11 (permalink)
    I looked at several copy cat recipes and they all are about the same.  I always though that they used malt but none of the recipes include that.  Pretty simple.  I do not know about the egg white?  The only thing I ever saw them add was powder and ice?  None of the recipes contain confectioner sugar.
     
    http://www.topsecretrecipes.com/Orange-Julius-Orange-Julius-Recipe.html
     
    Paul E. Smith
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    Re:new orange julius 2013/06/02 10:44:52 (permalink)
    The last one I had was 40 years ago. I saw they were using a powder like Tang instead of OJ.
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    Sundancer7
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    Re:new orange julius 2013/06/02 11:11:58 (permalink)
    The last one I had I saw them squeezing the oranges along with a powder substance.  I know that I enjoyed it then.  I do not know about now.
     
    Paul E. Smith
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    ces1948
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    Re:new orange julius 2013/06/02 12:15:57 (permalink)
    I had one about 6 months ago and unlike most things it tasted the same to me as the ones many decades ago.
    post edited by ces1948 - 2013/06/02 23:34:45
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    Re:new orange julius 2013/06/02 22:16:03 (permalink)
    Sundancer7
    I looked at several copy cat recipes and they all are about the same.  I always though that they used malt but none of the recipes include that.  Pretty simple.  I do not know about the egg white?  The only thing I ever saw them add was powder and ice?  None of the recipes contain confectioner sugar.

    http://www.topsecretrecipes.com/Orange-Julius-Orange-Julius-Recipe.html

    Top Secret Recipes specializes in creating taste-alikes using relatively high quality ingredients. Note that instant vanilla pudding has the egg white and the vanilla in it, and the simple syrup makes up for the sugar.
     
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    Re:new orange julius 2013/06/24 16:15:21 (permalink)
    I can't say whether the DQ one is like the old one, as I haven't tried the old one, but I'm definitely a fan of DQ's.
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    Re:new orange julius 2014/03/17 16:19:02 (permalink)
    I had one @ Sunrise Mall last summer, It's been about 25 years last time i had one. lol. I did not really like it, was not the same. Seams different or maybe my taste have changed who knows.....All i know is that I use to love em' back in the day. 
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    MellowRoast
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    Re:new orange julius 2014/03/17 17:12:00 (permalink)
    I don't think the new ones taste as good, but they're good enough for a few minutes of nostalgia.
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    Re:new orange julius 2014/03/17 18:47:29 (permalink)
    I remember drinking and enjoying Orange Julius growing up in NYC but, there is no such thing as an Orange Julius here in Dallas.
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