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Icy Lemon Sorbet

Icy Lemon SorbetWow your family and guests with this tangy fresh lemon sorbet served in hollowed out lemons. Garnish with a sprig of mint for a great presentation.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 cups boiling water
12 packets Splenda® ESSENTIALS™ No Calorie Sweetener with Fiber
1 tablespoon lemon zest
2/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
8 lemons (for optional decorative serving)
8 sprigs fresh mint sprigs for garnish (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine boiling water and Splenda® ESSENTIALS™ No Calorie Sweetener with Fiber in a large bowl, stirring until dissolves; cool slightly. Stir in lemon rind and juice. Pour mixture into a 9-inch square pan; cover and freeze.
  2. Cut tops from lemons; remove pulp. Set aside.
  3. Remove sorbet from freezer; let stand about 10 minutes. Scrape sorbet surface with a spoon; scoop or spoon sorbet into lemon shells or into small serving dishes. Garnish with fresh mint, if desired.

Makes 8 (1/2 cup) servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe; 1/2 cup): Calories: 30; Calories from Fat: 0; Total Fat 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 5mg; Total Carbs: 17g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugars: 2g; Protein: 2g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at