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Ingredients

1 can (20 ounces) crushed sweetened pineapple, drained, juice reserved
1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained, juice reserved
4 medium bananas, sliced
1 package (16 ounces) frozen sweetened strawberries, thawed
1/2 cup sugar or Splenda sugar substitute (or to taste)
1 cup orange juice
1 cup lemonade (can be from concentrate)
2 cups water

Instructions

Gently combine all fruits, along with sugar. Spoon into individual (8 or 10 ounces or smaller) plastic cups. Mix all juices and water, adding more sugar if needed, then pour over each cup of fruit until full. Freeze. To serve, set out to thaw until slushy. Makes 10 to 12 servings.

Joan Holmes
Moline




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