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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Creamy Cranberry Sherbet

Categories: Fruits, Desserts, Diabetic, Low-fat/cal
      Yield: 8 servings

      1 c  Water                               2 tb Unflavored gelatin (2 pkg)
      2 c  Cranberry juice cocktail            1 c  Skim evaporated milk *
      1 c  Fresh cranberries, cleaned          2    Env. aspartame sweetener

  *  or add about 1/3 cup skim milk powder to half a cup of milk, stir
  and fill the cup up to 1 cup mark.
 
  Combine water, 1 cup of the cranberry juice cocktail, cranberries and
  gelatin in a small saucepan.  Stir to mix slightly.  Allow to rest
  for 5 minutes or until gelatin softens.
 
  Cook and stir over medium heat until cranberries have completely
  "popped." Remove from heat.  Stir in remaining cranberry juice
  cocktail and evaporated milk.  Add sweetener and stir thoroughly.
 
  Pour into metal tray, pan or bowl.  Place in freezer until mixture
  forms crystals around the edge of the pan.  Beat until creamy. Return
  to pan and freeze; stir occasionally.  Makes 8 servings.
 
  (Note from ER:  Plastic 3/4 cup size yogurt containers are good for
  dividing frozen desserts in equal portions.)
 
  1 serving:  1 fruit exchange, 42 calories
 
  Source:  Diabetic High Fiber Cookbook by Mary Jane Finsand c.1985
  Shared but not tested by Elizabeth Rodier Oct 93

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