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Citrus Berry Sherbet Recipe

Citrus Berry Sherbet Recipe

“When you serve this delicious, fruity sherbet, no one will guess it is light. It certainly doesn’t taste like any ‘diet’ food I’ve ever eaten!” writes Wilma Jones from Mobile, Alabama.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + freezing YIELD:6 servings


  • 3 teaspoons unflavored gelatin
  • 1-1/2 cups cold orange juice
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce


  • 1. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over orange juice; let stand for 1 minute. Stir in the sugar, lemon juice and peel. Cook over low heat, stirring until gelatin and sugar are completely dissolved. Remove from the heat; cool for 10 minutes.
  • 2. Place the strawberries and applesauce in a blender. Add gelatin mixture; cover and process until smooth. Pour into a shallow freezer container. Cover and freeze for 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until partially set.
  • 3. Transfer to a large bowl; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Return to the freezer container; freeze 2-3 hours longer or until firm. Remove from the freezer 10 minutes before serving. Yield: 1 quart.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 130 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 6mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit.

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historygal22 User ID: 5174353 120164
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2013

"Very gummy, Sherbet really shouldn't be chewy."

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