Old-Fashioned Fruit Punch


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Way before Hi-C was around, this classic recipe is packed with sugar. 

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  • 2 lb. sugar
  • 2 qt. water
  • 2 qt. mineral water
  • 1 large pineapple, shredded
  • Juice of 6 oranges and 4 lemons
  • 2 C. sliced strawberries
  • 3 sliced bananas
  • 1 C. raspberry or other fruit syrup
  • Cracked ice

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Boil the sugar with one pint of the water to form a syrup; add the remaining water, mineral water, fruit and ice. Served very cold.

From: The Rumford Complete Cook Book-1931 

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