A nice cold adult slushy!
1 1/2 tsp. orange zest
2 cups fresh orange juice, including pulp
1/2 cup Simple Syrup
1/2 cup half and half
2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Whipped cream – optional
Chilled orange liqueur – optional
Whisk together first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl
Pour into a 9×5 inch loaf pan
Freeze for 4-5 hours or until ice crystals form, stirring every hour.
Spoon into 4-6 glasses.
Top each with either a shot of orange liqueur or whipped cream
Simple syrup is equal parts water and sugar, usually 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar to make 1 1/2 cups syrup.
In a small saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil; simmer until the sugar is dissolved, 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool completely.
For this recipe you will use 1/3 cup water, and 1/3 cups sugar.