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Mandarin Sherbet Dessert Recipe

This tangy sundae is a cool, refreshing end to a festive feast or simple supper.—Nila Moran, Sunnyvale, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:1 servings


  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin orange
  • 3/4 cup sherbet flavor of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon sliced almonds, toasted
  • Maraschino cherry, optional


  • 1. Drain oranges, reserving 2 teaspoons juice; set four oranges aside (refrigerate remaining juice and oranges for another use). Pour 1 teaspoon of juice into a small bowl; top with sherbet and reserved oranges. Drizzle with remaining juice and sprinkle with almonds. Top with a cherry if desired. Yield: 1 serving.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 378 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 70 mg sodium, 85 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.