Ten summer sippers

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1.00 OLD FASIONED LEMONADE

Boil 2 cups GRANULATED SUGAR and 1 cup WATER in small saucepan 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in 1 cup FRESHLY SQEEZED LEMON JUICE. Cool, then pour into jar and refrigerate. To serve, stir in 2 TABLESPOONS syrup mix to ¾ cup WATER. Add ice.

Makes 20 servings.

2. PINEAPPLE-MELON SLUSH

Whirl one 16 oz can FROZEN PINEAPPLE and one medium size CANTALOPE in blender or food processor until smooth.

3. ORANGE-VANILLA SHAKE

Whirl 4 peeled and cut-up ORANGES and 1 pint of VANILLA ICE MILK in blender or food processor until smooth.

4. FRUIT FIZZ

Mix 2 cups APRICOT NECTAR, 2 cups PINEAPPLE JUICE and 1 cup ORANGE JUICE in a large pitcher. Chill well. Just before serving, add 1½ cups icy cold GINGER ALE.

5. GAZPACHO COCKTAIL

Cut 1 medium size peeled CUCUMBER in small chunks. Whirl in blender with ⅓ cup freshly squeezed LEMON or LIME JUICE, 1 teaspoon RED-WINE VINEGAR, 1 teaspoon HOT-PEPPER SAUCE and freshly ground BLACK PEPPER to taste. Pour 4 cups 8-VEGETABLE JUICE into a large pitcher. Add the cucumber puree and mix well.

6. BLUEBERRY BOG SPARKLER

Mix 3 cups BLUEBERRY-CRANBERRY DRINK with 2 cups prepared LEMONADE in a large pitcher. Chill well. Just before serving, stir in 1 ½ cups icy cold GINGER ALE.

7. GINGER-LIME COOLER

Pour 4 ½ cups GINGER BEER and 6 cups CLEAR LEMON- LIME SODA into a large pitcher. Add 2 bags frozen MELON BALLS.

8. FROSTED COFFEE

Whirl 4 cups of STRONG BLACK COFFEE and 2 pints VANILLA, COFFEE, or CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM in the blender. May take 3 batches as this should be fluffy.

9. DOUBLE ORANGE COOLER

Mix 6 cups ORANGE JUICE, 5 cups CLUB SODA and 2 ½ cups milk in a pitcher. Pour into tall glasses and top with a scoop or ORANGE SHERBET.

10. CRANBERRY SANGRIA

In a large pitcher or punch bowl, mix 7 cups CRANBERRY JUICE COCKTAIL, 5 small PEACHES or NECTARINES cut in chunks, 1 sliced LEMON, 4 cups ICE CUBES and 5 cups CLUB SODA.

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