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Sunday, February 27, 2011


If real strawberry ice cream contains way to much fat and calories for your diet, then try this light and delicious strawberry ice. It weighs in at only 55 calories per serving.
2 cups fresh strawberries
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons unsweetened orange juice
2 egg whites~room temperature
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
pinch of salt

Combine strawberries through orange juice in container of electric blender. and process until smooth. Pour into a medium saucepan and cook over low heat 5 minutes, stirring every now and then. Allow to cool, then pour into a mixing bowl and freeze until slushy, checking after 45 minutes.
Combine egg whites with cream of tartar and salt and beat until soft peaks form.
Beat strawberry mixture until fluffy and smooth. Fold in egg whites; freeze until firm.
Yield: 6 servings

Upon the Nipples of Julia's Breast: Have ye beheld (with much delight) A red rose peeping through a white? Or else a cherry (double graced) Within a lily? Center placed? Or ever marked the pretty beam A strawberry shows half drowned in cream?


  1. I love ices and although I am allergic to strawberries I can see any fresh fruit working here :)

  2. yes, raspberries, blueberries, mango, pineapple...a possibly endless list..thank you for taking the time to stop by

  3. Since most of the desserts i make are so high in calories, i like finding low calorie but tasty desserts. I like everything in this ice cream. Can you imagine how good the mango one woukd taste? Yummmmmm!

  4. I'm always looking for healthier desserts to indulge in during the week. This one sounds so yummy!