Fruity Thirst Quencher
This beverage gets plenty of flavor from powdered drink mix, juice and crushed pineapple. "During the summer, I keep a jug of it in the fridge," relates Bernice Morris of Marshfield, Missouri. "It tastes so good on hot days."
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
Makesabout 5 cups
- 4 cups water
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 envelope unsweetened strawberry starfruit Kool-Aid mix or unsweetened Kool-Aid mix of your choice
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/2 cup crushed pineapple
- In a 3-qt. pitcher, combine the water, sugar and Kool-Aid mix. Stir until sugar and mix are dissolved. Add the orange juice, lemon juice and pineapple; mix well. Refrigerate until serving.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 145 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 43mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Fruity Thirst Quencher in Country Woman May/June 2003