How to Make a Powdered Sports Drink Mix

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With a few simple ingredients you can make your own powdered sports drink mix. After the mix is made, you can add 20 ounces of water to make up a batch of refreshing, thirst quenching sports drink.

Ingredients

  • 9 tablespoons table sugar
  • 3/8 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 packet unsweetened drink mix such as Kool-Aid, or other similar drink mix

Method 1
Mix

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    Add all the ingredients to a small bowl. Mix to combine.
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    Pour the drink mix into an airtight container. Seal.

Method 2
Drink

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    Add the mix ingredients to a 20-ounce bottle.
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    Add water.
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    Seal bottle and shake to mix.

Tips

  • You can easily double or triple the recipe. Divide the drink mix powder in equal portions and then store in airtight containers. You can also use sandwich bags to store the drink mix.
  • You can make this drink in a tall glass. Add the drink mix and then the water. Mix well to combine.
  • You can use half Splenda granular sugar substitute and half sugar. This will cut down on the calorie count.

Things You'll Need

  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • 20 ounce sports bottle
  • Mixing bowls
  • Mixing spoon
  • Storage containers or sandwich bags


Article Info

Categories: Water Ice and Sports Drinks