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Banana Ice


This recipe for a refreshing fruit-slushy dessert comes from Cindy Scott of Gridley, California.

  • Servings: 6

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2010


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Juice of 3 oranges
  • Juice of 3 lemons
  • 1 small can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple
  • 3 bananas, cut into small pieces
  • Lemon-lime soda, such as 7-Up (optional)
  • Mint sprigs, for garnish


  1. In a small saucepan, bring sugar and 1 1/2 cups water to a boil. Remove from heat and let cool. Transfer to an 8-inch square dish and mix with juices of oranges and lemons, crushed pineapple, and bananas. Freeze 3 hours (or up to overnight). Remove from freezer about 20 minutes before serving (mixture should be slightly slushy). If desired, mix with some lemon-lime soda, and garnish with mint sprigs.

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