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Watermelon Cranberry Sherbet Recipe

Watermelon Cranberry Sherbet Recipe

Nothing beats a juicy watermelon in warm summer weather-unless it's this frosty sherbet. A dash of cranberry juice adds a lip-smacking tang to every spoonful. —Jeannie Klugh, Lancaster, PA
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/3 cup cranberry juice, chilled
  • 4 cups cubed seedless watermelon
  • 1/2 cup sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over cranberry juice; let stand for 1 minute. Heat over low heat, stirring until gelatin is completely dissolved.
  • 2. Place watermelon in a blender; cover and process until smooth. Add sugar and gelatin mixture; process until blended. Pour into an 8-in. square dish. Freeze for 1 hour or until edges begin to firm. Stir and return to freezer. Freeze 2 hours longer or until firm.
  • 3. Just before serving, transfer to a food processor; cover and process for 2-3 minutes or until smooth. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 152 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 9 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.