1-1/2 quarts cold water, divided
1 pkg. (12 oz.) frozen unsweetened raspberries
1 tub Country Time Lemonade Flavor Sugar Free Low Calorie Drink Mix
Place 3 cups of the water, raspberries and drink mix in blender container; cover. Blend on high speed until smooth; strain fruit mixture to remove seeds. Pour into large plastic or glass pitcher. Stir in remaining 3 cups water.
Refrigerate until ready to serve. Stir before serving.
Makes 8 servings
Orange Cream Punch
3 large oranges
4 eggs, separated
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup orange-flavor liqueur
2 cups half-and half
1 cup heavy or whipping cream
ground cinnamon for garnish
About 2 hours before serving early in day:
Grate 1 teaspoon peel and squeeze juice from oranges (about 1 cup). Wrap peel with plastic wrap; reserve.
In large bowl with wire whisk, beat egg yolks and sugar until sugar is dissolved; beat in orange juice, orange-flavor liqueur, half-and-half, and heavy cream until well blended. Cover and refrigerate until well chilled.
About 20 Minutes Before Serving:
In small bowl with mixer at high speed, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. With wire whisk or rubber spatula, gently fold egg whites into yolk mixture just until blended.
Pour into 12-quart chilled punch bowl. Sprinkle cinnamon and reserved orange peel over punch.
Makes 8 cups
Ice Cream Apple Pie Shakes
1 pint vanilla ice cream
2 cups frozen sliced apples
1/2 cup milk
1/3 of a 9″ double crust apple pie
Cut 4 very small wedges from 1/3 pie, set aside.
In blender, combine remaining wedge of pie, apples, and 1/3 cup milk. Blend until nearly smooth.
Blend in ice cream, a scoop or two at a time.
Divide among 4 glasses. Top with reserved pie wedges, then serve.
Makes 4 servings.
Orange-Strawberry Juice Froth
2 cups orange juice
1 1/2 cups apricot nectar
1 cup frozen, sweetened strawberries
In blender, process ingredients for about 20 seconds, or until smooth and frothy. Serve immediately.
2 oz. vodka
1 oz. lemon juice
2 teaspoons lime cordial
Twist of lemon peel and a cocktail cherry for garnish
Pour all ingredients into a shaker. Shake and strain into a glass.