Let’s face it, creamsicles are amazing regardless of the weather. To celebrate creamsicle day, the Y will be providing multiple ways to indulge in this classic creamy treat.

Creamsicle Smoothie

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Creamsicle Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 can (13.5 oz) refrigerated coconut milk (Native Forest)
  • 6 medium sized oranges, peeled
  • 2 Tablespoons orange zest, (from 1-2 oranges)
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • water, orange, or apple juice as needed if it’s too thick

Instructions

  1. Combine all the ingredients for the smoothie in a blender.
  2. Blend, starting on low and working your way up to high speed, until the mixture is completely smooth.
  3. Serve immediately, or refrigerate up to 3 days in a sealed container.
    (serves 4)

Creamsicle Cake

Cake Ingredients

  • 1 (18 ounce) box orange cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 13cup oil
  • 1 13cups water
  • 1 (6 ounce) box orange Jell-O
  • 1 12cups hot water
  • 1 cup cold water

Frosting Ingredients

  • 8ounces cream cheese, softened

    Creamsicle Cake

  • 1(3 1/2 ounce) box vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1(3 1/2 ounce) box orange Jell-O
  • 1cup milk
  • 1teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8ounces Cool Whip, thawed

Directions

  1. Bake cake as needed in 9×13-inch pan.
  2. When baked and cooled, poke holes all over cake with meat fork.
  3. Mix large box of Jello with the waters and just let it start to set up.
  4. Slowly pour over the cooled cake and allow to run into holes all over cake.
  5. Chill cake until Jello is set.
  6. In large bowl, cream the cheese until creamy.
  7. Add the dry Jello powder, pudding mix, milk and the vanilla extract; beat well.
  8. Fold in Cool Whip.
  9. Spread on cake and chill until served.
  10. Enjoy!
    (serves 12)

Creamsicle Salad

Ingredients

  • 1(3 1/4 ounce) package tapioca pudding

    Creamsicle Salad

  • 1(3 1/2 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding
  • 1(3 ounce) package orange Jell-O
  • 2 14cups water
  • 1 (8 ounce) container Cool Whip
  • 2 (10 ounce) cans mandarin oranges, drained

Directions

  1. Combine pudding mixes, Jello and water, stirring well.
  2. Cook over medium heat while stirring constantly until mixture comes to a boil.
  3. Cool to room temperature.
  4. Stir in Cool Whip and oranges.
  5. Chill well.
  6. NOTE: Even though this recipe is cooked, the vanilla pudding mix is instant.
  7. It is not a mistake.
    (serves 8-10)