Category Archives: Beverages

Orange Julius

Ingredients:

6 ounces orange juice, from frozen concentrate, unprepared

1 cup milk, lowfat okay

1 cup water 1/4 cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla 8 ice cubes

Directions:
Combine all ingredients, except ice cubes, in blender. Blend 1-2 minutes, adding ice cubes one at a time, until smooth. Orange

 

Applebee’s BananaBerry Freeze

Applebee’s BananaBerry Freeze
Ingredients:

2 cups crushed ice

1 ripe banana

3/4 cup strawberry puree (drink mixer)

1/4 cup pina colada mix

whipped cream

2 fresh strawberries

2 banana slices

Directions:

1. Combine the first 4 ingredients in a blender on high speed. Mix for 10 to 15 seconds, or until smooth.

2. Pour into two wine glasses. Swirl whipped cream on top of each glass.

3. Slice each strawberry halfway up through the middle and add one strawberry to the rim of each glass.

4. Cut a banana slice halfway through the middle and add one to the rim of each glass next to the strawberry. Serve with a straw.

Servings:
2

A & W Root Beer

A & W Root Beer
Ingredients:

3/4 cup granulated sugar

3/4 cup water

2/3 teaspoon root beer concentrate

1 liter cold seltzer water

Directions:

1. Heat or microwave the water until it is very hot, but not boiling. Dissolve the sugar in the hot water until it disappears.

2. Add the root beer concentrate to the sugar water and let the mixture cool to room temperature. Combine the mixture with the cold seltzer water. Stir well and refrigerate in an airtight container until ready to serve.

Servings:
Makes 1 liter.

Sonic’s Ocean Water

Sonic’s Ocean Water
Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon imitation coconut extract
  • 2 drops blue food coloring
  • 2 12-ounce cans cold Sprite
  • ice

Directions:

1. Combine the water and the sugar in a small bowl. Microwave for 30-45 seconds, then stir to dissolve all of the sugar. Allow this syrup to cool.
2. Add coconut extract and food coloring to the cooled syrup. Stir well.
3. Combine the syrup with two 12-ounce cans of cold Sprite. Divide and pour over ice. Add straws and serve.

Servings: Makes two 12-ounce servings.

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