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       Title: Make-Ahead Lemonade Base And Fruit Variations
  Categories: Polkadot, Lisa, Beverages, Fruits
       Yield: 1 Servings
   2 1/2 c  Water
   1 1/4 c  Sugar
     1/2 ts Finely shredded lemon peel
   1 1/4 c  Lemon juice
   For sugar syrup, in a medium saucepan heat and stir water and sugar
   over medium heat till sugar is dissolved.  Remove from heat and cool
   about 20 minutes.
   Add lemon peel and lemon juice to the sugar syrup.  Pour into a
   covered jar and chill.  Store lemonade base in the refrigerator for
   up to 3 days. Use to make the Lemon Sherbet Float, the Strawberry
   lemonade slush or the Tropical Lemon Iced Tea.  Makes about 5 cups of
   lemonade base.
   For a refreshing glass of Old-fashioned lemonade, in a Tall glass stir
   together 1/2 Cup of the Make-Ahead Lemonade Base and 1/2 cup Cold
   water. Add ice cubes And serve.
   LEMON SHERBET FLOAT (Sippable sherbet with a sweet and tangy lemon
   taste--): For each serving, place 1 or 2 small scoops lemon sherbet
   in a tall glass.  Pour 1/2 cup carbonated water over the sherbet.
   Sprinkle with fresh raspberries or blueberries, if desired.  Serve
   immediately. (187 calories)
   STRAWBERRY-LEMONADE SLUSH (Two summer-fresh tastes in one--): For each
   serving, in a blender container combine 1/2 cup fresh or frozen
   unsweetened strawberries, 1/3 cup Make-Ahead Lemonade Base, and 1
   tablespoon sugar.
   Blend till smooth.  With blender running, add about 1 cup ice cubes,
   one at a time, through opening in lid till strawberry mixture becomes
   slushy. Pour into a tall glass.  Garnish slush with a fresh
   strawberry half, if desired. Serve immediately.  (198 calories)
   Shared by Cate Vanicek
   Source: (Steven Frank)
   * The Polka Dot Palace BBS  1-201-822-3627  Posted by LISA on 06-16-95