When we pick strawberries at a local farm, this is what many of the berries are used for. It's a great summertime treat.
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + freezing
- 5 cups fresh or frozen unsweetened strawberries, thawed
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 2/3 cup water
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- Place the strawberries in a blender or food processor; cover and process until smooth. In a saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes; cool slightly. Add to blender. Add lemon juice; cover and process until combined.
- Pour into a shallow freezer container; cover and freeze for 4-6 hours or until almost frozen. Just before serving, whip mixture in a blender or food processor.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 125 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Strawberry Ice in Country June/July 2001
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