Orange-Mint Slush

Add some sparkle to your next get-together with this easy citrus and mint cooler, made with time-saving frozen juice concentrates.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 5 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 15
 

Ingredients

2
cups sugar
7
cups water
3/4
cup fresh mint leaves
1
can (12 oz) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
1
can (6 oz) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
4
bottles (10 oz each) club soda (5 cups), chilled
Additional fresh mint leaves, if desired

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Steps

  • 1 In 4-quart saucepan, heat sugar, 3 cups of the water and 3/4 cup mint leaves to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer 2 minutes. Cool 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • 2 Strain and reserve liquid. In nonmetal freezer container, mix reserved liquid, remaining water, orange juice concentrate and lemonade concentrate; freeze until slush consistency.
  • 3 To serve, spoon about 2/3 cup slush mixture into each serving glass; pour 1/3 cup club soda over each. Garnish with mint leaves.
  • 1 In 4-quart saucepan, heat sugar, 3 cups of the water and 3/4 cup mint leaves to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer 2 minutes. Cool 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • 2 Strain and reserve liquid. In nonmetal freezer container, mix reserved liquid, remaining water, orange juice concentrate and lemonade concentrate; freeze until slush consistency.
  • 3 To serve, spoon about 2/3 cup slush mixture into each serving glass; pour 1/3 cup club soda over each. Garnish with mint leaves.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

A 5-quart ice cream pail is perfect for preparing and storing this refreshing slush.

Make the slush mixture ahead and freeze. Thaw 30 minutes before serving.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
20mg
20%;
Total Carbohydrate
45g
45%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
43g
43%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
70%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.