Apple Cranberry Ice
|Water||3 Cup (48 tbs) (Divided)|
|Fresh cranberries||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Divided)|
|Unsweetened apple juice||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||2 Tablespoon|
Combine 1/2 cup water, cranberries, and 1/4 cup sugar in a nonaluminum saucepan.
Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook 8 minutes or until cranberries pop, stirring frequently.
Remove from heat, and let cool.
Position knife blade in food processor bowl.
Add cranberry mixture; process until smooth.
Strain puree through a sieve; discard pulp.
Combine remaining 2 1/2 cups water, remaining 1/2 cup sugar, cranberry puree, apple juice, and lemon juice in a medium bowl, stirring well; cover and chill.
Pour cranberry mixture into freezer can of a 2-quart hand-turned or electric freezer.
Freeze according to manufacturer's instructions.
Let ripen 1 hour, if desired.
Scoop ice into individual dessert bowls.