Banana Pineapple Punch
Author: Melissa Howell
  • 5 cups water divided
  • 4 very ripe bananas with brown spots on the outside, but not SUPER mushy on the inside
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 cups pineapple juice
  • 2 12 oz. cans orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 6 liters ginger ale or lemon-lime soda
  • Berries frozen or fresh for garnish, optional
  1. Peel the bananas and blend with the 1/2 cup of sugar and 3 cups of water. Process until smooth.
  2. In a separate large pan or bowl, add the pineapple juice and cans of orange juice concentrate, along with the other two cups of water.
  3. Pour in the banana mixture and blend well.
  4. Transfer the mixture into three separate airtight containers or gallon-sized Ziploc bags.
  5. Freeze overnight.
  6. When ready to serve, remove the frozen slush from the freezer and let thaw until slushy but not liquid.
  7. Place in a punch bowl and pour two liters of soda over the top. Break up any large pieces of slush.
  8. Add berries for garnish if desired.
  9. Makes about 30 servings if you use all three bags of slush.