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Homemade Orange Refresher

 Homemade Orange Refresher
"Family and friends will thank you for serving this cool, tangy orange drink on warm evenings," assures Iola Egle of McCook, Nebraska.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (6 ounces) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup instant nonfat dry milk powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • 10 to 12 ice cubes
  • Orange slices and mint, optional

Directions

  • in a blender, combine the first five ingredients; cover and process
  • on high until smooth. Add ice cubes, a few at a time, blending until
  • slushy. Serve in chilled glasses. Garnish with orange slices and
  • mint if desired. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: For a fancy glass edge, invert glass and dip into orange juice and then sugar; let dry 1 hour before filling glass.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 191 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 82 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 6 g protein.