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."
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 4 cups water
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 envelope (.15 ounce) unsweetened strawberry starfruit soft drink mix or unsweetened soft drink 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 soft drink mix. Stir until sugar and mix are dissolved. Add the orange juice, lemon juice and pineapple; mix well. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: about 5 cups.
Originally published as Fruity Thirst Quencher in Country Woman May/June 2003, p41