1895 Modern American drinks; how to mix and serve all kinds of cups and drinks



the sugar and water together twenty-five minutes, then add the lemon-juice; mix, strain, and freeze.

Orange Ice. Three pints of water, one pound of sugar, five or six sweet oranges, according to size, the juice of one lemon. Make a hot, thick syrup of sugar and very little water. Peel half the oranges, divide them each in twelve or more parts by natu- ral divisions, and drop the pieces of oranges in the boiling syrup. Grate the yellow part of the skin of the other three oranges in a bowl. Squeeze in the juice of the other oranges, add the syrup from the scalded orange slices, add water and lemon- juice to this syrup; mix, strain, and freeze; when half -finished stir in the sugared fruit. Pineapple Water Ice. Cut a ripe medium-sized pineapple in pieces, put in a jar or small tub and crush well; then put through a strainer; add to the juice obtained three quarts water and three pounds of fine sugar ; mix and freeze. Strawberry Water Ice. Place the berries in a kettle over the fire; to each quart of berries add a full quart of water, and boil then strain through fine sieve or cheesecloth.

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