Is there anything more refreshing than a Creamsicle in the summer?

With its signature orange hue as sunny as a Saturday in August, the classic Creamsicle is still a staple for summer lovers, and with National Creamsicle Day on Aug. 14, we've got quite the craving.

Get ready to relive your childhood with these Creamsicle-inspired recipes.

 

Orange Creamsicle Cake

via Play Eat Grow

Ingredients:

  • 1 box of orange cake mix prepared according to the directions
  • 1 box of orange Jello
  • 1 cup of boiling water
  • 1 box of vanilla pudding
  • 1 cup of cold milk
  • 1 regular tub of Cool Whip

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Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

via Recipe Runner

Ingredients:

  • 3 oranges, peeled
  • 1/2 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. honey (more if you want it sweeter)
  • 2 cups ice

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Orange Creamsicle No-Bake Cheesecake

via Tablespoon

Ingredients:

For the cookie crust:

  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie Mix
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/ 2 tsp. orange zest

For the filling:

  • 2 8-oz. blocks cream cheese, softened
  • 2/3 cup marshmallow fluff
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp. orange zest
  • 1 1/4 cups orange sherbet, softened
  • 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Betty Crocker Food Color Gel Orange (optional)

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Pineapple Orange Creamsicle Mimosas

via 3 Yummy Tummies

Ingredients:

  • 3 cup sparkling moscato
  • 2 cups pineapple juice
  • 1 1/2 cups orange Creamsicle ice cream OR
  • 1 1/2 cups orange sherbet + 1/2 cup milk

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Dreamy Creamsicle Pie

via Spend with Pennies

Ingredients:

  • 1 box orange Jello
  • 8 oz. whipped topping, divided
  • 2 tsp. orange extract
  • zest of one orange (optional)
  • 2/3 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • 1 store-bought (or homemade) graham cracker crust
  • canned or jarred mandarin oranges, for garnish

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Orange Creamsicle Fudge

via Six Sisters' Stuff

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 7 oz. marshmallow cream
  • 11 oz. white chocolate chips
  • 3 tsp. orange extract
  • 10 drops orange food coloring (more if you want a darker shade)

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