Fresh orange sections OR
Canned mandarin oranges OR
Sugar (use Equal)
Use fresh or frozen unsweetened berries.
In a 2 cup measure stir the sugar into warm water till dissolved.
In a blender container or food processor bowl combine desired fruit, sugar mixture, and lemon juice. Cover and blend or process till mixture is nearly smooth. Pour into a 9 x 5 x 3" loaf pan. Cover and freeze for 4 to 5 hours or till almost firm.
Transfer the frozen mixture to a chilled large mixer bowl. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes or till fluffy.
Return fruit mixture to loaf pan. Cover and freeze for 6 hours or till firm.
Let the fruit ice stand about 20 minutes at room temperature before serving. To serve, use an ice-cream scoop and scrape along ice to form a scoop. If desired, garnish each serving with mint sprig or fresh berries.
Makes 6 servings.
Nutritional information per serving usng fresh oranges: calories - 65, fat - 0.1 g., cholesterol - 0 mg., protein - 0 g., carbohydrate - 17 g., fiber - 1 g., sodium - 0 mg. U.S. RDA vit. C = 44%.
Note: replacing sugar with Equal will change
calorie and carbohydrate count.
FROM: Better Homes and Gardens magazine, July 1991