Puree berries, peaches or mangoes to make vibrant "syrups" for swirling with ice cream and sparkling water. (Or skip the ice cream to make refreshing fresh-fruit sodas.)

Source: Midwest Living

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hands-on:
20 mins
total:
4 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • For syrup: In a blender or food processor, combine desired fruit, sugar and lemon juice. Blend or process until smooth. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve. Chill syrup, covered, for 4 hours or up to 3 days.

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  • For each soda: Add 1/4 cup of the chilled fruit syrup and half a scoop of ice cream to a tall glass. Blend with spoon. Fill glass three-quarters full with carbonated beverage. Add two scoops ice cream. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

419 calories; fat 23g; cholesterol 131mg; saturated fat 15g; carbohydrates 48g; mono fat 6g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 44g; protein 5g; vitamin a 978.6IU; vitamin c 12.6mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 0.3mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 18mcg; vitamin b12 0.6mcg; sodium 112mg; potassium 290mg; calcium 179mg; iron 0.7mg.
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