Peach Cooler

Photo: Karry Hosford
This rum slush is a frosty antidote to summer heat.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 109
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 26.1 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 0.0 mg
Calcium 4 mg

Ingredients

3 cups coarsely chopped peeled peaches (about 1 pound)
1 1/2 cups water, divided
3/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons white rum

Preparation

Combine chopped peaches and 1/2 cup water in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Press peach mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl; discard solids.

Combine 1 cup water and sugar in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in peach mixture, juice, and rum. Pour mixture into an 8-inch square baking dish; cover and freeze 4 hours or until firm.

Place mixture in a food processor; process until slushy. Freeze 3 hours. Soften slightly in the refrigerator for 30 minutes before serving.

Note:

Joanne Weir,

July 2002