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Frozen flavor floats your boat

Cool off on hot summer days with a cold, refreshing frozen dessert. Ice-Capped Tropical Fruit Canoe uses a combination of fruit-flavored sorbet and fresh pineapple. The dessert is both eye-appealing and refreshing. And each serving contains only 2 percent calories from fat.

Ice-Capped Tropical Fruit Canoe

1 lengthwise wedge (1/6 of a whole) pineapple

1 tablespoon pineapple, passion fruit or mango ice cream sauce

1 scoop each of 3 of the following sorbet flavors: mango, pineapple, lime, orange, passion fruit, tropical mix and pina colada

1 slice peeled mango or papaya, halved

2 slices peeled kiwifruit

2 slices star fruit

2 red maraschino cherries, drained and halved

3 red maraschino cherries with stems

Remove edible part of pineapple from wedge, leaving { inch on the skin portion to form a "canoe." Cut fruit into spears.

Spoon sauce in bottom of canoe.

Place pineapple spears on sauce.

Scoop three flavors of sorbet on sauce.

Garnish with remaining fruits and maraschino halves.

Top each scoop with maraschino cherry with stem. Makes 1 serving.

Nutrition facts per serving: 472 calories, 1.8 g protein, 0.9 g fat (2 percent calories from fat), 118.1 g carbohydrates, 0 mg cholesterol, 6 g fiber, 52.7 mg sodium.

Recipe from: National Cherry Foundation

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