4 Light, Fresh and Fruity Desserts
Sometimes, the perfect ending to a meal is a light and refreshing fruit dessert. Whether you serve up an herb-infused sorbet or all-natural fruit ice cream, a lightly sweet dish can be just the thing to finish a dinner with flair and flavor.
The Oster® Heritage Blend™ 1000 Whirlwind™ Blender makes creating refreshing and sophisticated fruit desserts easier than ever before, thanks to its innovative multi-point blade system that ensures smooth, consistent results and makes frustrating jar-jams a thing of the past.
Impress your dinner guests and cap off a meal in style with these four light, fresh and fruity desserts:
1. Strawberry-Mint Sorbet
Strawberry sorbet gets a chic makeover with the infusion of fresh mint. The Oster® Heritage Blend™ 1000 Whirlwind™ Blender powerfully cuts through ice to create this restaurant-quality sorbet that takes just minutes to prepare.
- 3 cups frozen strawberries
- 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
- 3/4 cup ice
- 1/4 cup water
Add frozen strawberries, basil, ice and water to the Oster® Heritage Blend™ 1000 Whirlwind™ Blender. Begin blending, adding extra water if necessary. Once the ice is fully crushed and smooth, scoop sorbet into small bowls and serve.
2. Sweet Peach Ice Cream
End your meal with some sunshine with this tasty and all-natural peach ice cream. An oat and brown sugar topping adds a sweet touch to this dessert while still keeping things light.
- 3 1/2 cups frozen peach slices
- 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1/2 cup half and half
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- Whipped cream
In the Oster® Heritage Blend™ 1000 Whirlwind™ Blender, blend together the peach slices, honey and milk until smooth and creamy. In a small bowl, combine the oats and brown sugar. Scoop peach ice cream into bowls, sprinkle with oats and brown sugar topping and serve.
3. Light Cream Cheese Fruit Dip
A light, whipped cream cheese fruit dip makes for a fun, unexpected and light dessert. Pair with fresh strawberries, pineapple, kiwi, bananas and raspberries for dipping.
- 8 ounces light cream cheese
- 1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
Add all ingredients to the Oster® Heritage Blend™ 1000 Whirlwind™ Blender. Blend until whipped and serve with fresh fruit for dipping.
4. Lemon Cucumber Ice Pops
For an ultra-light and refreshing dessert that tastes as good as it looks, make these pretty lemon cucumber ice pops. Blend the mix first in your Oster® Heritage Blend™ 1000 Whirlwind™ Blender, then pour into an ice pop tray and freeze.
- 2 large cucumbers, peeled and halved
- 1/4 cup mint leaves
- 2 cups lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
Add all ingredients to the Oster® Heritage Blend™ 1000 Whirlwind™ Blender. Blend until combined, then pour mixture into ice pop trays, attach sticks, and freeze until firm, about 2-3 hours, before serving.