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Apricot Brandy Slush

While spending the summer in New Mexico, we tasted this refreshing golden color tea beverage enhanced with something borrowed from the cocktail world: apricot brandy.—Shirley Miller, Williamsport, PA
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    8 servings (6-1/2 cups slush mix)


  • 4-1/2 cups water, divided
  • 2 tea bags
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup apricot brandy
  • 3/4 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 3/4 cup thawed lemonade concentrate
  • 1/4 cup lemon-lime soda


  • In a large saucepan, bring 1 cup water to a boil; remove from heat. Add tea bags; steep, covered, 3-5 minutes according to taste. Discard tea bags. Stir in sugar until dissolved. Cool.
  • Stir in apricot brandy, juice concentrates and remaining water. Transfer to a 2-qt. freezer container. Freeze, covered, 6 hours or overnight.
  • For each serving, scoop 3/4 cup slush into a rocks glass. Pour soda into glass. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 278 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 10mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (51g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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