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Lemon Ice Recipe

Lemon Ice Recipe

Pucker up for this sweet-tart treat. The delicious lemon dessert is a perfectly refreshing way to end a summer meal...or any meal, for that matter. -Concetta Maranto Skenfield, Bakersfield, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups lemon juice
  • Lemon slices
  • Fresh mint leaves, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan over low heat, cook and stir sugar and water until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice.
  • 2. Pour into a freezer container. Freeze for 4 hours, stirring every 30 minutes, or until mixture becomes slushy. Garnish servings with lemon slice and mint if desired. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 279 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 74 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.