Cool, refreshing, and beautiful to look at, this treat is a great alternative to cakes and pies. Serve in martini glasses, garnished with strips of lime peel.
- 12 ounce(s) cranberries, frozen
- 1 cup(s) sugar substitute
plus 2 tablespoons
- 1 tablespoon lime(s)
Combine cranberries, sugar substitute, and 4 cups water in
medium heavy saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
Reduce heat to medium; simmer 10 minutes or until the cranberries burst.
Meanwhile, place a wire sieve over a medium bowl. Drain
contents of pan into sieve, pressing down on berries to release their juices.
Discard berries in sieve. Stir lime juice into cranberry liquid. Refrigerate
uncovered for at least 2 hours.
Meanwhile, place a 13" by 9" baking pan in the
freezer to chill. Pour cold cranberry liquid into the chilled pan. Place pan in
freezer for 1 hour. The mixture will freeze around the edges. Remove pan from
freezer and, using a metal spoon, stir to pull the frozen bits to the middle of
Freeze for 30 minutes; repeat the stirring. Freeze again,
until the mixture reaches a slushy consistency. Total freezing time will be
about 3 hours, depending on the temperature of your freezer. Spoon mixture into
glasses; garnish with lime peel, if desired. Serve immediately.