- 6 cups water, divided
- 3 cups sugar
- 3 cups fresh lime juice or Key lime juice
- 3 cups orange juice
- Crushed ice
- In a large saucepan, bring 3 cups water and sugar to a boil; stir until sugar is dissolved. Cook and stir for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat; transfer to a bowl. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
- In a large pitcher, combine the sugar mixture, lime juice, orange juice and remaining water; stir well. Refrigerate until chilled. Serve over ice. Yield: 3-1/4 quarts.
Reviews forTart 'n' Tangy Citrus Cooler
"We love this drink. In fact we made it into an 'adult' drink by adding strawberry vodka which makes it taste like the candy Skittles--we call it Skittle-tinis!"