Morir Soñando Recipe (Dominican Milk and Orange Juice)

Morir Soñando Recipe: (Milk and Orange Juice): It should be the official drink of the Dominican summer. This easy recipe shows how to make it.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Dominican, Latino
Keyword juice, julius, milk, orange
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 549kcal
Author Clara Gonzalez


  • 4 cups of evaporated milk
  • 3/4 cup of sugar (may not use it all)
  • 1 tbsp clear vanilla extract (optional)
  • 2 cup of ice cubes (may be crushed ice)
  • 2 1/2 cups orange juice (best fresh)


  • Chill milk. Add sugar to milk to taste. Stir in vanilla. Add ice and stir. Pour in the orange juice and stir.
  • Serve immediately.



The trick for the milk not to curdle is keeping the milk (and the whole drink afterward) at a very low temperature.

How to make morir soñando de limón (and other fruits)

Other less-common options include using lime juice (half the amount of the orange juice) or passion fruit juice (same amount as orange juice.

Low-carb morir soñando for diabetics

Diabetics or those on low-carb diets take note, you can skip the sugar or use artificial sweetener instead.

Low-fat morir soñando

If you are mindful of your fat consumption try  low-fat, the taste is slightly different but it works just fine. 

Vegan morir soñando

If you are a vegan you can use almond milk instead of regular milk, the taste is different but it still is very delicious.


Calories: 549kcal | Carbohydrates: 76g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 273mg | Potassium: 1106mg | Sugar: 72g | Vitamin A: 940IU | Vitamin C: 87.5mg | Calcium: 686mg | Iron: 0.8mg