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Lemon ‘n’ Lime Strawberry Ice

I love this icy dessert anytime, but it's especially good in the summer. It's the perfect refresher after dinner. —Marie Rizzo, Interlochen, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon shredded orange zest
  • 2 teaspoons shredded lemon zest
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons shredded lime zest
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine the first 5 ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 5-6 minutes or until slightly thickened. Strain; discard peels. Add juices to the syrup; cool slightly.
  • Place half of the juice mixture and 2 cups strawberries in a blender; cover and pulse until nearly smooth. Pour into a 2-qt. freezer container. Repeat with remaining juice mixture and berries.
  • Cover and freeze 12 hours or overnight, stirring several times. Ice may be frozen for up to 3 months. Just before serving, break apart with a large spoon.
Nutrition Facts
2/3 cup: 173 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.

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  • justmbeth
    Sep 27, 2015

    Great use of abundance of fresh picked strawberries. Used some as a dessert and some as a margarita mix.

  • cdgunn
    Jan 14, 2013

    Add margarita mix for a delicious strawberry margarita!

  • dixiehearts
    Aug 2, 2012

    This is great but I did't use the sugar, used a sugar free substitute , Awesome!

  • kayla1475
    Aug 29, 2011

    This was one of the best desserts I've ever made. I was shocked at how much flavor there was for this recipe to be so simple.