SunnyD Recipes

Looking for a new ways to brighten-up your food? Want something new to put into your blender?
Check out all of these great SunnyD recipes, there's one for every flavor.

Tangy Original
Sunny Berry
(2 Servings)

1 cup SunnyD Tangy Original

2 cups Ice

3 cups strawberries & grapes


Blend until smooth

Sunshine Smoothie
(2 Servings)

1 cup SunnyD Tangy Original

1 cup ice

1 cup yogurt


Blend until smooth

Awesome Tangy Creamsicle
(2 Servings)

1/2 cup of milk

3/4 cup SunnyD Tangy Original

4 large scoops vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt


Combine in a blender

Blend until smooth

Pour into glasses and garnish with an orange slice

Celebration Punch
(32 Servings)

5 cups double strength brewed tea

3/4 cup white sugar

2 1/2 cups Sunny D Smooth

1 1/2 cups grapefruit juice

2/3 cups lemon juice

1/4 cup limejuice

6 cups ginger ale, chilled


Brew tea in a large saucepan for 3 minutes

Remove tea bags and stir in sugar; set aside to cool.

In a punchbowl, combine SunnyD Smooth, cooled tea mixture, grapefruit, lemon, and limejuices and stir.

Just before serving, stir in chilled ginger ale

SunnyD Cheesecake
(1 cake)

1 1/2 cup cookie crumbs

4 tablespoons butter, melted

1 envelope unflavored gelatin

1/2 cup SunnyD Smooth

24 oz. cream cheese, softened

3/4 cup sugar

1 cup whipping cream, whipped

2 teaspoons grated orange peel

2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped

1 tablespoon vegetable oil


Preheat oven to 350 f

Combine cookie crumbs and butter in a bowl and press mixture onto bottom of 9-inch spring foam pan

Bake for 10 min and cool

In a saucepan, combine gelatin and SunnyD Smooth; stir over low heat until dissolved.

In a mixing bowl combine cream cheese and sugar and blend.

Gradually add gelatin mixture

Fold in whipped cream and orange peel

Pour cream cheese mixture into the crust and chill until firm, about 4 hours

Just before serving: in a small microwaveable bowl, melt chocolate and oil uncovered on high for 1 to 1 ½ minutes stirring every 15 seconds, until melted and smooth.

Drizzle chocolate over cheesecake and serve

Orange Mango
Gelatin Snacks
(12 Servings)

2 1/2 cups SunnyD Mango

2-6 oz. box of gelatin


In a saucepan, mix SunnyD and gelatin and bring to boil.

Pour into a 9" x 13" baking pan and chill for at least 3 hours, until firm

Place the bottom of the pan in warm water for about 15 seconds

Remove the pan from the water and cut the SunnyD snack into 1" squares with a knife or cut into fun shapes with cookie cutters.

Orange Passionfruit
Passion Sherbet Punch
(approx 30 Servings)

1-2 liter bottle of soda such as 7-up or ginger ale

1 gallon SunnyD Orange Passion Fruit

2 pints sherbet any flavor


Mix the soda with SunnyD Passion Fruit in a punch bowl; float scoops of sorbet on top before serving.

Orange Peach
Peach Banana Shake
(2 Servings)

2 bananas, peeled, wrapped in a plastic bag, and frozen overnight

2 ripe peaches or nectarines, peeled, pitted, and cut into chunks

2 cups SunnyD Orange Peach


Combine frozen bananas, SunnyD Orange Peach, and peaches in a blender or food processor and blend on frappe setting until smooth.

Pour into tall chilled glasses and serve

Orange Pineapple
Pineapple Upside Down Cake
(9 inch 2-layer cake)

1 10 oz jar maraschino cherries, drained

1/4 cup butter

1/4 cup packed brown sugar

1/4 cup flaked coconut

1 8oz can sliced pineapple, drained

1 8oz can crushed pineapple, drained

1 18.25 oz package yellow cake mix

1 16oz bottle of SunnyD Orange Pineapple


Preheat oven to 350f

Coat the bottoms and sides of two 9 inch round cake pans with 2 tablespoons of melted butter.

Sprinkle the bottom of each pan with ¼ cup of brown sugar

In one of the pans, sprinkle coconut over the brown sugar

Place pineapple rings in a single layer on top of coconut.

Please a cherry in the center of each ring

In the other pan, spread the drained crushed pineapple.

Mix the cake as directed on package, but substitute SunnyD Orange Pineapple for water.

Divide batter between 2 pans (remember which pan has the Pineapple rings in it)

Bake for 40 to 50 minutes of until a toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.

Cool in pans for 20 minutes. While the bottoms of the cake pans are still warm, invert the layer with the crushed pineapple out onto a serving dish, then gently invert the layer with the pineapple rings on top of it for a beautiful and delicious two layer pineapple upside down cake.

Orange Strawberry
Party Punch
(40 servings)

3- 3oz packages of fruit

flavored gelatin mix

4 cups white sugar

13 cups boiling water

1 ½ cups (92 oz) of SunnyD Orange Strawberry

16 oz bottle of lemon juice concentrate

2 liter bottle of ginger ale, chilled


In a large bowl, combine gelatin and sugar

Stir in boiling water until mixture is dissolved.

Stir in SunnyD Orange Strawberry and lemon juice concentrate.

Divide into 2 containers and freeze until solid

To serve, place gelatin mixture in punch bowl, and break into pieces.

Pour in ginger ale and serve.

Raspberry Lemonade
Sunny Raspberry Lemonade Soda
(1 servings)

12oz of sparkling water or seltzer

1/4 cup of SunnyD Raspberry Lemonade


Pour sparkling water or seltzer into a glass

Add SunnyD Raspberry Lemonade and stir

Serve over ice

Fruit Punch
Fruity Pancakes
(serves 4-6)

3/4 cups SunnyD Fruit Punch

2 tablespoons finely grated Orange zest

3/4 cup buttermilk

3 large eggs

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoons baking soda

1/4 cup granulated sugar

5 tablespoons melted butter

vegetable oil or spray for pan


Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl

Beat until smooth

Coat a skillet or griddle lightly with oil or spray and place over medium heat

Using about ¼ cup of batter for each pancake, pour onto the hot skillet

When bubbles appear over the top of the pancakes and edges are beginning to look a little dry, turn and brown the other side slightly

Adjust heat as necessary to brown evenly

Serve warm