Besides the tangy pineapple juice kids will savor, another ingredient makes Dixie Terry's creamy beverage perfect to pour at a slumber party. "Since drinking milk at bedtime can have a tiring effect what could be better to give a group of energetic youngsters?" the Goreville, Illinois grandmother chuckles. "Just make sure the tea you add to this punch is decaffeinated!"
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 5 min.
- 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, softened
- 1 cup pineapple juice
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/2 cup sweetened instant ice tea
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 star fruit, cut into 1/2-inch slices
- In a bowl, combine the ice cream, pineapple juice, milk, tea and sugar. Mix until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses; garnish with star fruit. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 444 calories, 17g fat (11g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 130mg sodium, 69g carbohydrate (58g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.
Originally published as Sleepy-Time Shakes in Crafting Traditions January/February 2000