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Tangerine Cranberry Sorbet

 Tangerine Cranberry Sorbet
This is a very easy recipe to prepare and keep in the freezer before a pantry. It's a light and refreshing finish to a heavy holiday meal. —Pamela Brown, Ingersoll, Ontario
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + freezing


  • 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 to 4 medium tangerines
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 cup light corn syrup


  • In a large saucepan, bring cranberries and water to a boil. Reduce
  • heat; simmer for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, using a sharp knife or
  • zester, peel outer layer of one tangerine into strips for garnish.
  • Toss the strips of peel with 2 tablespoons sugar; set aside. Squeeze
  • tangerines to yield 1 cup of juice.
  • Place cranberries with liquid in a sieve over a large bowl. Press
  • berries to remove juices. Discard pulp. Add the tangerine juice,
  • corn syrup and remaining sugar to cranberry juice; stir until sugar
  • is dissolved. Pour into a 9-in. square dish. Cover and freeze until
  • firm, about 3 hours.
  • Remove from the freezer 30 minutes before serving. Spoon into dessert
  • bowls. Garnish with reserved tangerine peel. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 201 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 50 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, trace protein.