Strawberry Citrus Slushies Recipe

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Strawberry Citrus Slushies Recipe
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Strawberry Citrus Slushies Recipe

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Ordinary juice is just fine for everyday. But when hosting morning meals, our home economists suggest you serve something a little more special, like this pretty and refreshing beverage.
Recommended: Favorite Melon Recipes
MAKES:
5 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES:
5 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • STRAWBERRY PUREE:
  • 1/2 cup frozen unsweetened sliced strawberries, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • CITRUS SLUSH:
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 4-1/2 cups ice cubes

Directions

Place the strawberries, confectioners' sugar and water in a blender. Cover and process until blended; transfer to a small bowl. Cover and chill until serving.
In a small saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; cool to room temperature.
Just before serving, place the lemon juice, orange juice, ice cubes and sugar syrup in a blender. Cover and process until it reaches a slushy consistency. Divide strawberry puree among four chilled glasses. Top with citrus slush. Serve immediately. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Citrus Slushies in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2011, p28

Nutritional Facts

1 cup citrus slush with 1-1/2 tablespoons puree: 157 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

  • STRAWBERRY PUREE:
  • 1/2 cup frozen unsweetened sliced strawberries, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • CITRUS SLUSH:
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 4-1/2 cups ice cubes
  1. Place the strawberries, confectioners' sugar and water in a blender. Cover and process until blended; transfer to a small bowl. Cover and chill until serving.
  2. In a small saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; cool to room temperature.
  3. Just before serving, place the lemon juice, orange juice, ice cubes and sugar syrup in a blender. Cover and process until it reaches a slushy consistency. Divide strawberry puree among four chilled glasses. Top with citrus slush. Serve immediately. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Citrus Slushies in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2011, p28

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ebramkamp User ID: 702841 264069
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2017

"An elevated citrus drink. Very flavorful, delicious and easy peasy. A hit with the adults and children."

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Angel182009 User ID: 6228642 195023
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2014

"easy to put together and delicious. The great thing about this is I usually have all these ingredients on hand all the time."

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