Cranberry Shiver


Classifications: Desserts

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 12oz pkg fresh OR frozen cranberries

3 cups water, divided

1 3/4 cups sugar

1/4 cup lemon juice

1 teaspoon grated orange peel

Fresh Mint, optional

Instructions: In a saucepan, bring cranberries and 2 cups of water to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 5 minutes. Press through a strainer to remove skins; discard skins. To the juice, add sugar, lemon juice, orange peel and remaining water; mix well. Pour into an 8-in square pan. Cover and freeze until ice begins to form around the edges of the pan, about 1-1/2 hours; stir. Freeze until mushy, about 30 minutes. Spoon into a freezer container; cover and freeze. Remove from the freezer 20 minutes before serving. Scoop into small dishes; garnish with mint if desired.



Background: Note: NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS: One 1/2-cup serving equals 154 calories, 1 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 40 gm carbohydrate, trace protein, trace fat. DIABETIC EXCHANGE: 2-1/2 fruit.

Serves: 10

Food Exchanges: