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Tropical Sorbet

 Tropical Sorbet
Every summer when I was young, Mother would serve her special sorbet. The recipe has been in the family for generations. —Charlene Jackson, Jackson, Mississippi
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling Process: 20 min. + freezing

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1-1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1-1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 3 medium)
  • 2/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained

Directions

  • In a heat-proof bowl, dissolve sugar in boiling water; cool
  • completely. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Chill for several
  • hours.
  • Fill cylinder of ice cream freezer; freeze according to
  • manufacturer's directions. Transfer sorbet to a freezer container;
  • cover and freeze for 4 hours or until firm. Remove from the freezer
  • 10 minutes before serving. Yield: about 1-1/2 quarts.
Nutritional Facts: 1/2 cup equals 122 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.