3 Responses to “Brandy Slush”

  1. Angela August 20, 2010 at 7:36 PM #

    I LOVE Brandy Slush in the summer. I can’t believe I haven’t made it yet this summer. My recipe is a little different.
    In a pot bring 2 cups water, 2 cups sugar to a boil. Place in 4 green tea bags and boil for 5 to 7 minutes. In a 1 gallon pail mix 1-12 ounce can of frozen lemonade, 1-12 ounce can of frozen orange juice, 7 cups water and 3 cups brandy. Mix in the tea mixture and freeze for 2-3 days stirring 2 times a day.
    Scoop some into a cup after it’s slushy and add 7-up (or something similar). Mix and drink.

    It does make a LOT, but the slush mix just sits in the freezer and you just get individual servings out of it as you want it.

    I think I’m going to have to go make some now! LOL

  2. Deb August 21, 2010 at 10:35 AM #

    So…how does it get slushy if you let the lemonade and orange juice thaw? I assume you freeze it, but how long? I’m thinking of making it for a party, but need to know how far ahead of time to make it (so it’s not a frozen brick if I freeze it too long!).

  3. Angie August 21, 2010 at 10:39 AM #

    It has to store in the freezer, there’s no such thing as freezing it too long. It it never becomes “a frozen brick”. Alcohol doesn’t freeze so the brandy keeps it in a softer frozen form. Now, if you tried to make this without alcohol, that would be a bit different. Also, have you ever noticed that concentrate frozen juices aren’t as solid as say, ice cubes? But it DOES take awhile to freeze so I’d make it at least 48 hours (2 nights) before you want to serve it. And make sure you have room in your freezer for a large container.

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