Sensational Slush

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 can (12 ounces) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 1 can (12 ounces) frozen limeade concentrate, thawed
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 2 liters lemon-lime soda, chilled

Quick Rise Buns

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ C warm water
  • 6 Tbsp sugar
  • 3 Tbsp yeast
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 6 C flour (can use white or wholemeal)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Directions

  1. Stir water, yeast, sugar and oil together. Leave for 5 minutes until it becomes frothy on top. Add flour, salt and baking powder. Mix well. Knead. Roll out if making a pizza base or shape for use as buns / bread / loaf. Paint with oil or milk (if you can be bothered). Bake at 200 degrees Celcius for 10-15 minutes.

Chocolate Lassi

Ingredients

  • 250 gm yoghurt (curd)
  • 5 almonds
  • 100 gm dark chocolate
  • 1 cup Water

Directions

  1. Hang the curd the night before so that the water gets strained.
  2. Melt the chocolate, add curd and water.
  3. Mix it thoroughly, then add the almonds and serve.
  4. Finally, you may garnish this chilled drink either by sprinkling some coffee powder on it or by adding some chocolate syrup on the top depending upon your taste and liking.

Lemon Ice Tea Mix

Ingredients

  • 7-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups unsweetened instant tea
  • 5 envelopes (.23 ounce each) unsweetened lemonade soft drink mix
ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 cup warm water
  • Cold water

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the sugar, tea and drink mix. Divide into five equal batches; store in airtight containers in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 5 batches (8-1/2 cups total).
  2. To prepare tea: Dissolve about 1-2/3 cups tea mix in 1 cup warm water. Place in a gallon container. Add cold water to measure 1 gallon. Cover and refrigerate.

Mixed Berry Pie Bars

Ingredients

  • Butter or nonstick vegetable oil spray (for pan)
  • 1 batch Our Favorite Pie Dough, divided into 2 discs, chilled
  • All-purpose flour (for rolling)
  • 3 cups mixed berries, preferably a mix of blueberries and hulled, quartered strawberries
  • 1 cup blueberry preserves
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 large egg (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons milk (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon coarse sugar (optional)
  • An 8x8x2″ baking pan (preferably metal)

Homemade Soft Serve Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c. heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp. powdered sugar
  • 3 c. vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 2 ice cream cones, for serving
  • Rainbow sprinkles, for topping

Directions

  1. In a large bowl using a handheld electric mixer, beat cream until medium peaks form, 2 to 3 minutes. Add sugar and beat 30 seconds more.
  2. Stir in ice cream until completely combined, then transfer mixture to a large resealable bag and freeze until firm, 3 to 4 hours.
  3. Remove ice cream from freezer and knead until soft, 1 minute.
  4. Snip a corner from the bag and pipe into a cone. Top with sprinkles and serve immediately.