Strawberry fire and ice

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

2 -1/2 cups (625 mL), for 4 servings


Ingredients

  • 300-g pkg frozen unsweetened strawberries , or 425-g pkg frozen sliced berries in light syrup
  • 1 large jalapeno , seeded
  • 6 ice cubes , crushed
  • 1/2 cup 35% cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 to 4 tbsp granulated sugar , optional
  • 2 tsp orange liqueur , optional

Instructions

  • Don’t thaw berries. Coarsely chop jalapeño. If your food processor cannot be used to crush ice, place ice in a plastic bag, wrap in a tea towel and coarsely crush with a hammer. Place crushed ice in processor with frozen berries, syrup, jalapeño, cream and milk. Add 2 tablespoons (30 mL) sugar if using unsweetened berries. Pulse until smooth, scraping down sides of bowl as necessary. Taste. Add more sugar, if needed, and liqueur. Best served right away but will keep in freezer overnight.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 131,
  • Protein
  • 1.6 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.5 g,
  • Fat
  • 8.9 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 23 mg.

Two extremes, one smashing taste: lively jalape?os and chilly frozen berries. Thanks to Sara Callaway of Commanda, Ont., for the idea.