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Perfect for a party, this Fruit Freeze is easy to make ahead and is a special treat for a crowd.

Fruit Freeze


  • Author: Deborah
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 20-30 servings 1x

Description

Perfect for a party, this Fruit Freeze is easy to make ahead and is a special treat for a crowd.


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Ingredients

  • 2 cans (15 oz each) grapefruit segments, undrained
  • 2 cans (15 oz each) citrus salad*, undrained
  • 1 can (15 oz) mandarin oranges, undrained
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 jar (10 oz) maraschino cherries, unstemmed, undrained
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 2 cans (20 oz each) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 2 liters lemon-lime soda
  • 1 pint lemon sorbet

Instructions

  1. Working in batches if needed, combine the cans of grapefruit, citrus salad, oranges and sugar in a blender and blend for 30 seconds to combine.
  2. Roughly chop the cherries and add the cherries and the juice to the mixture along with the lemon juice.
  3. Spread the pineapple into the bottoms of two 9×13-inch baking dishes. Pour half of the pureed mixture into each of the dishes. Stir lightly to combine. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the freezer until frozen.
  4. When ready to serve, chop the frozen mixture and place in punch cups. Top with lemon lime soda and a small scoop of lemon sorbet.

Recipe Notes:

Total time doesn’t include freezing time.

*Citrus Salad (sold under the Del Monte brand) is a mixture of white grapefruit, red grapefruit and oranges. You can sub in more grapefruit or more oranges, if desired.

adapted from Lion House Classics