Frozen Pineapple and Berry Slush

A cross between a sorbet and thick drink, this refreshing, virtually fat-free treat takes just seconds to whip up.

from Diabetes Cookbook
Frozen Pineapple and Berry Slush

A cross between a sorbet and thick drink, this refreshing, virtually fat-free treat takes just seconds to whip up. The secret to preparing it quickly is to keep a selection of chopped fruit in the freezer, then you can simply dip in to select a combination that suits your mood.

Ingredients

  • 8 ice cubes
  • 8 ounces hulled strawberries, frozen
  • 8 ounces fresh pineapple chunks, frozen
  • 1?2 cup (125 ml) pineapple juice
  • 2 tbsp skim milk powder
  • 1 tbsp sugar (optional)
  • sprigs of fresh mint or pineapple mint to decorate (optional)

      How to make it   15 minutes, plus freezing time

    • 1

      Put the ice cubes in a food processor or heavy-duty blender and process until they are finely crushed. Alternatively, wrap the ice cubes in a tea towel and bash them with a rolling pin, then put them in the processor or blender.


    • 2

      Add the strawberries, pineapple chunks, pineapple juice and milk powder and process again until blended but still with small pieces of fruit and ice visible.


    • 3

      Sweeten with sugar, if necessary. Process briefly using the pulse button.


    • 4

      Spoon into tall glasses, decorate each with a sprig of mint, if you like, and serve with long spoons.

  • Your Comments

    • Gaye Lee P Whipple

      About how many servings does this produce? It sounds heavenly!