This easy frozen fruit dessert recipe has very little sugar. The sweetness comes mostly from the fruit.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Combine 1 1/2 cups water and the sugar in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally to dissolve sugar. Boil, uncovered, 1 minute. Remove from heat.

  • Meanwhile, drain pears, reserving juice. Chop pears. Stir chopped pears, reserved pear juice, chopped apricots, pineapple juice concentrate, cherries and the remaining 3/4 cup water into the syrup mixture. Transfer mixture to a 2- quart freezer container. Cover and freeze for 8 hours or until firm, stirring occasionally to distribute fruit. Store in freezer up to 1 month.

  • To serve, let stand at room temperature about 1 hour. Scrape mixture into dessert dishes.

Nutrition Facts

101.2 calories; protein 0.5g 1% DV; carbohydrates 25.9g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 1.6g 6% DV; sugars 23.7g; fat 0.1g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 483IU 10% DV; vitamin c 7.5mg 13% DV; folate 6.3mcg 2% DV; calcium 20.4mg 2% DV; iron 0.4mg 2% DV; magnesium 11.2mg 4% DV; potassium 152.8mg 4% DV; sodium 5.1mg.