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Continued: Taste 50: Minnesota recipes

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Carbohydrates 55 g Saturated fat 20 g Calcium 73 mg

Protein 6 g Cholesterol 92 mg Dietary fiber 2 g

Diabetic exchanges per serving: ½ fruit, 2 bread/starch, 1 other carb, 6 ½ fat.


minnesota ice √

Serves 6.

Note: Ratafia is Alexis Bailly Vineyard’s fortified dessert wine. From “The Minnesota Table” by Shelley N.C. Holl and B.J. Carpenter (Voyageur Press, $25).

• 2 tbsp. Ratafia or other dessert wine (see Note)

• 1 c. prepared ginger tea

• 1 c. apple juice

• 2 tbsp. granulated sugar

• 6 sprigs fresh mint, for garnish


In a medium bowl, combine wine, ginger tea, apple juice and granulated sugar. Pour mixture into a shallow metal or glass dish and freeze for 1 hour.

Stir mixture with a whisk, making sure to scrape sides of dish. Freeze an additional 30 minutes, then whisk again. Continue freezing for half-hour intervals, scraping with a fork until large fluffy ice crystals are formed, about 2 to 3 hours. Scoop into dessert dishes, garnish with mint and serve.

Nutrition information per serving:

Calories 43 Fat 0 g Sodium 3 mg

Carbohydrates 10 g Saturated fat 0 g Calcium 5 mg

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