Cherry Slush- Non Alcoholic

Recipe by Brenda.
READY IN: 5hrs 10mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups cherry juice (try a blend cherry& raspberry, cherry& cranberry, etc..)
  • 1
    cups frozen unsweetened tart red cherries or (16 ounce) can unsweetened tart red cherries, drained
  • 1
    (6 ounce) can frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed, undiluted
  • 2
    tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1
    (2 liter) bottle carbonated lemon-lime beverage, chilled
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine cherry juice blend and sugar in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until sugar dissolves and mixture boils. Reduce heat; simmer 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • In blender or food processor container, combine cherries, orange juice concentrate and lemon juice. Blend 1 minute, or until cherries are pureed. In a 6-cup freezer container, combine cherry mixture and sugar mixture; mix well. Cover tightly; freeze 5 hours or overnight.
  • Remove cherry mixture from freezer 30 minutes before serving. Put 1/4 cup slush in each glass; add 1/2 cup carbonated beverage to each glass. Serve immediately. Freeze remaining slush for later use.
  • A shot of your favorite alcohol may be added to individual glasses when adding the lemon-lime soda if desired.
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