Momma Jane’s 6 Ingredient Pineapple Banana Slushie
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My grandma, “Momma Jane,” was the queen of the Oldsmobile.

She cruised around in her skirted swimsuit and sunhat, barely peeking over the steering wheel, with a pack of Marlboros in her muumuu pocket. But she was always a lady.

This slushy punch was one of her special recipes. She made it for “Demo Days,” which was a statewide political connection. Everyone rented hotel suites that opened to the indoor courtyard and shamrock-shaped pool, and the better the snacks, the more people would crowd into your room, and the better the advancement of your political career.

I made sure to get her original recipe. And when I say “ginger ale,” please know I mean “vodka."

So whether you’re treating your elegant group of gal pals or whipping up the non-alcoholic version for your kids after a long summer day, Momma Jane never ceases to amaze.

Momma Jane’s Pineapple Banana Slush

From start to serving this can take about 1.5 hours

What You’ll Need:

  • 2 1/2 cups of sugar (don’t think too hard about it)
  • 1 12 oz can of frozen orange juice
  • 1 large can pineapple juice (she listed pineapple-grapefruit, but I haven’t found this in any store)
  • 1 1/2 quarts water
  • 4 bananas

Instructions

  1. Mash bananas in a blender, and when you’re satisfied with the consistency, add in all other ingredients.
  2. Freeze in a large bowl or plastic container. This will keep for an unknown amount of time in the
    freezer, but if you’re looking to serve it up immediately give it about 1 hour in the freezer. Looking to save it for another day? Thaw the slush 3 hours before you serve it.
  3. Scoop out your slush with an ice cream scoop and pour ginger ale over to create a delicious slush for you and the kids. For a fun day with your buds, try to swap out that ginger ale with a bit of vodka. It’s what Momma Jane would want (but never admit to).

Once you’re kicked back with your very own pineapple banana slush, you’ll start to get a picture of how a Southern hostess spends her Demo Day. And we think you’ll like it just fine.

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