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.

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.

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  • 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)

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    [step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it ” time=”15 minutes, plus freezing time”]

    [step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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.[/step-item]
    [step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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.[/step-item]
    [step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Sweeten with sugar, if necessary. Process briefly using the pulse button.[/step-item]
    [step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Spoon into tall glasses, decorate each with a sprig of mint, if you like, and serve with long spoons.[/step-item]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest