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Sunset Cooler

Sunset Cooler

  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    40 m
  • Ready In

    1 h
Louise

Louise

When the heat gets you down and tires you out, what you need is a long, cool drink to pep you up and cool you down. Why not make yourself a natural drink that is free of additives or coloring? Pandan leaves can be found in Asian grocery stores.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 257 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 66.5g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. To Make the Basic Syrup: Place sugar, 1 cup water and pandan leaves in a deep saucepan. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer until sugar is dissolved. Remove pandan leaves and strain the syrup. Allow to cool for use as a basic syrup. Store the syrup in a bottle in the refrigerator.
  2. To Make the Cooler: In a blender or food processor, puree the pineapple chunks. Strain and reserve the juice.
  3. In a deep saucepan, combine the pineapple pulp, 1 1/2 cups water, cinnamon stick and cloves. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat, strain and discard pulp and spices. Allow the reserved liquid to cool.
  4. In a pitcher, combine spiced pineapple syrup and reserved pineapple juice. Stir in enough cooled Basic Syrup to sweeten to your taste. Chill in refrigerator.
  5. To serve, pour into glasses full of crushed ice.
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Chuck
10

Chuck

11/23/2005

This beverage is very refreshing and anyone would love it especially with the herbs it gives you a boost and the cool refreshing takes the blows the heat away!!!!!!!!!!! Excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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