Pucker up for this sweet-tart treat. The delicious lemon dessert is a perfectly refreshing way to end a summer meal...or any meal, for that matter. -Concetta Maranto Skenfield, Bakersfield, California
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + freezing
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 cup water
- 2 cups lemon juice
- Lemon slices
- Fresh mint leaves, optional
- In a large saucepan over low heat, cook and stir sugar and water until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice.
- Pour into a freezer container. Freeze for 4 hours, stirring every 30 minutes, or until mixture becomes slushy. Garnish servings with lemon slice and mint if desired.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 279 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 74g carbohydrate (67g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Lemon Ice in Taste of Home August/September 2002