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Aguas Frescas

Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett

Recipe courtesy of: http://www.imperialsugar.com/recipes/category/beverages-cocktails/aguas-frescas

Aguas Frescas is a refreshing and delicious drink perfect for cooling off on a hot summer day.
 
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cook About 1 quart

What's in it

Ingredients

1 large cantaloupe or half a watermelon, seeded and diced (about 3 cups)
1 1/2 cups water
2-4 tablespoons Imperial Sugar Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
2-3 limes, juiced

How to cook it

Directions

  • Key to a delicious Agua Fresca (fresh water) is to strain fruit to make liquid as clear as possible. Use any fruit -- strawberries, pineapple, mango, etc. -- that is soft enough to puree.
  • Puree cantaloupe and pour through a fine sieve to eliminate pulp. In a pitcher, mix strained fruit puree with water and add sugar and lime juice to taste.

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