• 6 cups water
  • 3½ cups sugar
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 3 cups pineapple juice
  • 3-4 bananas, mashed

Combine ingredients and freeze in containers. Remove 2 hours before use. To serve, mix with ginger ale or lemon-lime soda.

This drink will cool you down during the summer heat. The recipe authors suggest, “Our favorite way to eat it is to serve frozen, flaked into small dessert cups. A refreshing sorbet-like dessert.”

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For several years, Our State featured recipes from the pages of community and church cookbooks from around North Carolina. These dishes continue to be among some of our most popular and enjoyed.