Country Chronicle August Cooler

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Total Time
3hrs 15mins
15 mins
3 hrs

Slushy and cool on a hot August afternoon, sitting with friends in the shade! Thanks to Gladys Taber for her inspiration in "Country Chronicle." The type of fruit juice will determine the "flavor"--try a mixture of pineapple & orange or berries & rhubarb juice. Your imagination is the only thing that limits you!

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  1. In a saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil; remove from heat, add fruit & lemon juices.
  2. Pour mixture into ice cube trays OR loaf or cake pans to PARTIALLY freeze.
  3. Remove from trays or pans and whip or blend until smooth.
  4. Refreeze or use immediately.
  5. SERVE: fill tumbler half to two-thirds full of slush, then cover with gingerale.