Fresh Pear Ice
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Lemon zest||1⁄2 Tablespoon, cut into strips|
|Cinnamon stick||1 Inch|
|Pears||5 Medium, peeled, cored, and chopped|
|Lemon juice||2 Tablespoon|
In a 2 quart pan, combine sugar, water, lemon zest, cinnamon stick, and vanilla.
Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring, and cook until sugar dissolves; continue boiling, uncovered, for 2 minutes.
Add pears and bring to a boil again.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer until pears are very tender .
Remove and discard lemon peel and cinnamon stick.
Transfer pear mixture to a blender or food processor.
Add lemon juice and whirl until smooth.
Pour into a 9 inch square pan and freeze until edges are frozen but center is still soft.
Spoon mixture into a large bowl and, with an electric mixer, beat until smooth and creamy (or whirl in a food processor).
Transfer to a freezer container and place a piece of plastic wrap directly on sherbet.
Cover container tightly.
Freeze until firm.
To serve, scoop into 6 dessert dishes and garnish with mint.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1320 Calories from Fat 10
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1 g1.8%
Saturated Fat 0.08 g0.41%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 12 mg0.5%
Total Carbohydrates 345 g115%
Dietary Fiber 30.6 g122.3%
Sugars 288.5 g
Protein 4 g7.9%
Vitamin A 9.6% Vitamin C 104.8%
Calcium 13.9% Iron 12%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet