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Choose-a-fruit Ice

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Servings: 6
Categories: Desserts / Low-Fat/Low-Cal

1 1/2  cups  Fresh orange sections OR
22  ounces  Canned mandarin oranges OR
1 1/2  cups  Raspberries OR
1 1/2  cups  Strawberries
1/3  cup  Sugar (use Equal)
1  cup  Warm water
2  tablespoons  Lemon juice
    Optional garnish

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

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