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Berry merry holiday punch

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Freezing time: 4 hours
Thawing time: 1 hour ">

Berry merry holiday punch

48 ounces light cran-raspberry juice, chilled
1 box (0.3 ounces) sugar-free raspberry gelatin
1 1/2 liters diet ginger ale, chilled

Pour 2 cups of juice into a large pan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in gelatin until dissolved. Stir in remaining chilled juice. Pour mixture into two large, zip-top freezer bags. Lay bags flat in freezer. If desired, place them first in a 9″ x 13″ pan to prevent the liquid from leaking into the freezer. Freeze until solid (about 4 hours).

Thaw both bags at room temperature for about 1 hour or in the microwave until they’re slushy. Chop up any chunks with a spoon. Place slush in a punch bowl, gently stir in ginger ale, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 20
  Carbohydrate: 5 g
  Protein: <1 g
  Fat: 0 g
  Saturated fat: 0 g
  Sodium: 75 mg
  Fiber: 0 g
 
Exchanges per serving: 1/2 fruit
Carbohydrate choices: 1/2

 

  

2007-09-11

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