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Coke and Jack Slushies - from John Kessler

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There's a new World of Coca-Cola in downtown Atlanta and an old world of Coca-Cola in recipe boxes and cookbooks around the globe. Sweet, sour and inimitable --- Coke beckons creative cooks as a secret ingredient.

I set out to make a Coke sorbet but could never get a texture that held in the freezer. Yet one failed attempt yielded a delicious Coke and lime slushie right from the machine. My kids loved it. I liked it well enough, but needed a little something to temper the sweetness. Then I saw that bottle of Jack Daniel's ...
-- John Kessler

Hands on time: 1 minutes  Total time: 20 minutes  Serves: 4


    2 (12-ounce) cans cold Coca-Cola

    6 ounces limeade concentrate

    6 ounces bourbon, chilled


Combine the cola and limeade with a whisk, then freeze in an ice cream machine according to manufacturer's directions. Divide frozen mixture into four chilled glasses. Chase away the kids. Drizzle each serving with 1 shot of bourbon. Serve with a spoon or a straw.


Per serving: 256 calories, trace protein, 39 grams carbohydrates, trace fiber, trace fat (no saturated), no cholesterol, 7 milligrams sodium.

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