Refreshing Fruit Slush

Chill out!

Hot summer days call for a dip in the pool and inviting family and friends for a cookout. Instead of heating up the oven to bake a dessert, consider something cooler –frozen desserts. In the heat of summer, these chilly delights are favorites that hit the spot.

Refreshing Fruit Slush

Course Dessert


  • 2 cups Water
  • 12 ounces frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 20 ounces crushed pineapple in juice
  • 5 bananas quartered and sliced
  • 2 cups green grapes halved
  • 2 cups Sliced strawberries
  • 1 large jar maraschino cherries with juice cut-up


  • In large bowl, mix together water and orange juice concentrate. Add fruit and mix.
  • Ladle mixture into individual clear plastic 8-ounce cups.
  • Place cups on rimmed cookie sheet and place in freezer. Remove from freezer 30 minutes before serving.
  • Note: these are also fun to put in small 4-ounce cups with a popsicle stick in the middle.


Nutritional information: 190 calories; 0.3g fat; 6mg sodium; 44.2g carbohydrates; 1.5g protein.