When our boys were young and always hungry, we'd heed to our strawberry patch and gather fruit for this sherbet. This treat was a must for company. —Ruth Guse, Stillwater, Minnesota
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Freeze: 30 min.
Makesabout 4 quarts
- 4 quarts fresh strawberries, sliced
- 4 cups sugar
- 2-2/3 cups milk
- 2/3 cup orange juice
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon, optional
- In a large bowl, combine strawberries and sugar; let stand for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until very juicy. Process in small batches in a blender until pureed. Strain seeds; pour strawberry juice into a bowl. Stir in milk, orange juice and cinnamon if desired.
- Freeze in batches in an ice cream freezer according to manufacturer's directions. Refrigerate remaining mixture until it can be frozen.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 133 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 11mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Strawberry Sherbet in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2001