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4 Light, Fresh and Fruity Desserts

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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. 

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups frozen strawberries 
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 3/4 cup ice
  • 1/4 cup water

Directions
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. 

strawberryCap off a meal with a light and refreshing strawberry sorbet.

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. 

Ingredients:

  • 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 

Directions
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. 

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces light cream cheese 
  • 1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar 

Directions
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. 

Ingredients:

  • 2 large cucumbers, peeled and halved 
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves 
  • 2 cups lemon juice 
  • 2 teaspoons honey 
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest 

Directions
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. 

 
 
 

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