Farm-Fresh Strawberry Ice or Slush

READY IN: 4hrs 7mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a saucepan, heat sugar and water until sugar is dissolved.
  • Dump berries into blender and whip 15 seconds, add the sugar-water; blend some more.
  • Then add the lemon juice and blend again.
  • Pour into two 13x9 cake pans (or just one, but it will take longer to freeze).
  • Freeze pans for 4-6 hours (NOT SOLID).
  • SERVING OPTION #1: just before serving, whip mixture in blender, spoon into bowls and serve.
  • SERVING OPTION #2: scrape spoons-ful into chilled tumbler, half-full, then add 7-Up or Sprite for an icy drink.
  • VARIATION: Replace strawberries with raspberries, mango, pineapple (adjust the sugar accordingly).
  • ALCOHOLIC KICK: Add a shot of rum, brandy or vodka---uuummm!
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