Creamsicle Puddin

OJ + Cream > Puddin Magic!

Kind of like a Spoonable Orange Julius

I’ve always been a fan of creamsicles; a special marriage of orange juice and cream! I put together this pudding recipe to add to my collection here. You’re gonna love it!

INGREDIENTS:

  • Orange/Tangerine juice – 1 1/2 cups
  • Half n half – 1/2 c. [or oat milk] creaminess is important
  • Ginger, fresh – 1 TBS. grated, then squeeze for juice
  • Salt – 1/8 tsp. 
  • Turmeric powder – 1/8 tsp.  [for color]
  • Cinnamon – 1/2 tsp [or allspice]
  • Sugar – 1-1/2 TBS.
  • Rice vinegar – 1 tsp.
  • Corn Starch –  2-1/2 TBS., or tapioca flour, or arrowroot
  • Agar – 1/2 tsp.
  • Vanilla – 1 tsp
  • Orange slices – 1/4 cup, small dice
  • Variation: Add 2 TBS. triple sec, Grand Marnier, or other orange liqueur

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Make a slurry of flour and agar with 2 TBS. of juice
  2. In a pot bring all but the vanilla and diced orange to a full simmer for one minute over medium low heat, stirring regularly
  3. Off heat add the vanilla and liqueur if using.
  4. Pour into a serving bowl or ramekins.
  5. After 15 minutes or so, add the diced orange and stir gently to distribute.
  6. Chill completely.

Toppings:

  • Chopped pecans
  • Cookie crumbles
  • Whipped Cream or Greek yogurt

© 2021 Bill Hettig

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