So I couldn't resist trying a dessert drink described as a "grown-up Orange Julius." This version, named after Latin band leader Tito Puente, is spiked with amber rum and made sweeter with condensed milk. Flecked with bits of ice, it's rich yet refreshing — and almost makes me wish I were back in school again. To make the cocktail, read on.
When I was little I used to love getting an Orange Julius at the mall. I haven't had one for years, but when I crave that creamy, frothy orange goodness I make an Orange Julius Martini instead. Vodka, orange juice concentrate, and a teeny bit of vanilla ice cream combine to create a grown up version of this classic mall drink. This martini is a treat best consumed after a meal or as a specialty drink at a party. It also makes a great substitution to a brunch time mimosa. To pour yourself a glass, get the recipe - just read more