Orange Creamsicle Ninja CREAMi Recipe

This orange creamsicle Ninja CREAMi recipe is made with milk, heavy cream, orange juice, sugar and vanilla and blends up in minutes in the Ninja CREAMi ice cream maker.

What you’ll love about this recipe:

  • FAST – It takes less than 5 minutes to mix up the base, then once it’s frozen, less than 3 minutes to blend!
  • HEALTHY – Only whole food ingredients; no powders, shakes or flavorings.
  • ON HAND – Uses basic ingredients you probably already have on hand!
Ninja CREAM healthy orange sherbet served in a white bowl with oranges in the background

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Recommended Equipment

In addition to the kitchen tools listed below, here’s the appliance I used to prepare the recipe.

Ninja CREAMi Deluxe Dessert Maker

Make ice cream, sorbet, milkshakes, frozen drinks, Italian ices, frozen yogurt, smoothie bowls, and more!

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Kitchen Tools

  • Large measuring cup with spout
  • Measuring cups & spoons
  • Spatula

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Ingredients & Swaps

Ingredients for orange sherbet Ninja CREAMi recipe include orange juice, milk, heavy cream, sugar, and vanilla extract
  • Orange juice – use orange juice with no added sugar and not from concentrate
  • Milk – may sub in plant based milk, but consistency and taste may change
  • Heavy whipping cream – may sub in coconut cream
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • Orange zest (optional)

How to Make This Ninja CREAMi Orange Creamsicle Recipe

Step 1 Combine the orange juice, milk, and heavy whipping cream in a large glass measuring cup or mixing bowl.

Step 2 Add the sugar, vanilla, and orange zest if using, and stir until the sugar is dissolved.

Step 3 Pour the mixture into a Ninja CREAMi container. Snap the lid on and freeze for at least 24 hours.

Step 4 Process on the ICE CREAM setting, and RESPIN if necessary to get your preferred consistency.

Ninja CREAMi healthy orange sherbet served in a white bowl

Ninja CREAMi Orange Creamsicle Ice Cream

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Spin Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes

Orange juice, milk, cream, sugar and vanilla mix up into this creamy, smooth orange creamsicle ice cream, made in the Ninja CREAMi ice cream machine.


  • 1.5 cups orange juice
  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • OPTIONAL: Zest of 1 orange


  1. Combine the milk, heavy whipping cream, and orange juice in a mixing bowl. Add the sugar and vanilla and stir until the sugar is dissolved. If using, add the orange zest.
  2. Pour the mixture into a clean Ninja CREAMi container, making sure not to go over the max fill line. Freeze for at least 24 hours.
  3. Once frozen, process on the ICE CREAM setting. Respin if necessary to achieve the desired consistency. Enjoy!
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