Friday, June 20, 2008

Italian Lemon Lime Gelato

Any fresh citrus fruit juices can be used to make this refreshing Italian dessert, either alone or in combination, for example, orange, mandarin or tangelo, as well as lemon and lime. Recipe serves 4.


2 cups water
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup lemon juice
3/4 cup lime juice
2 egg whites


1. Combine water and sugar in a pan; stir over heat until dissolved. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes; cool.
2. Add lemon and lime juice to syrup; pour into large shallow container. Freeze for 1 hour or until mixture is firm but not solid.
3. Turn mixture into a food processor or electric mixer. Add egg whites; blend until smooth. Return to freezer container. Freeze until firm.

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