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"Great for holidays."

Ingredients

1 can (6 ounces) frozen lemonade concentrate
1 can (6 ounces) frozen orange juice concentrate
1 can (6 ounces) frozen pineapple juice concentrate
1 can (12 ounces) (1-1/2 cups) apricot nectar, chilled
1/2 cup lemon juice
1 quart lemon sherbet
2 large bottles (7 to 8 cups) ginger ale, chilled

Instructions

Add water to frozen concentrates according to directions on cans. Add chilled apricot nectar and lemon juice.

Just before serving, spoon in sherbet. To keep carbonation, carefully pour ginger ale down side of bowl. Makes 20 to 25 one-half cup servings.

Mary Lou Lyle
Rock Island



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