Frozen Apricot Ice

posted by Schmitty 10-15-99 3:02 PM

Apricot Ice

1 1/2 cups dried apricots*
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 cup sugar

Place apricots in saucepan with enough water to cover and bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until fruit is soft (about 20 minutes). Drain and reserve 3/4 cup of fruit liquid; cool.

Puree fruit in a food processor or blender with reserved fruit liquid. Add lemon juice and sugar to fruit and puree an additional 30 seconds.

Pour into an 8-inch square pan, place in freezer and stir every 15 minutes until creamy. Cover and freeze until semi hard.

4 Servings.

*Just about any pureed fruit may be used to make this refreshing dessert, strawberries, pears, honeydew melon, pineapple, mango and papaya, to name a few. If fresh fruit are used, the proportion is 2 cups of pureed fruit to 1/2 cup of water.

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