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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Recipe Summary

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; total fat 23g; saturated fat 15g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 6g; cholesterol 131mg; sodium 112mg; potassium 290mg; carbohydrates 48g; fiber 1g; sugar 44g; protein 5g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 979IU; vitamin c 13mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalentsmg; vitamin b6mg; folate 18mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 179mg; iron 1mg.

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