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Key Lime Italian Ice

Author/Submitted by: "The Key Lime Cookbook"
Servings: 4
Categories: Non-Alcoholic Beverages

1    Key Lime
1  cup  Sugar
4  cups  Water
1  dash  Salt
1/2  cup  Key Lime juice

1. Remove zest, the colored part of the rind, from 1 Key Lime, and cut into small pieces. Place zest and sugar in a blender or food processor, and process until zest is finely chopped. Pour mixture into a 3 qt saucepan. Add water and salt and heat until sugar dissolves. Cool.

2. Add enough water to Key Lime juice to make 2/3 cup liquid. Stir into cooled sugar mixture. Pour into divided ice cube trays and freeze. Place frozen cubes in container of blender. Cover and process until cubes become a velvety slush. Scoop into individual goblets or store, covered in the freezer. Makes about 4 1/2 cups.

This recipe is from "The Key Lime Cookbook." For more information about ordering this cookbook, send email to Charles at for book and shipping costs.

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