• Kool-Aid Sherbet

    Teriyaki Chicken-orangesherbet.jpg Create your own creamy smooth fruity sherbet using your favorite flavor of Kool-Aid! This recipe is very simple and makes a great low calorie snack during the hot summer months.

    1 cup sugar
    1 envelope unsweetened kool-aid (any flavor; not artificially sweetened)
    3 cups Half & Half (or milk)
    1/4 c. Water

    In a small saucepan mix kool-aid, water and sugar over medium heat until smooth and sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat and cool 10 minutes. Mix with 3 c. of Cold Milk and pour into ice cream maker, process according to manufacturers directions on your machine.

    If you don't have an ice cream maker, pour into a dish and place in the freezer. Remove from freezer after 1 hour, blend well until smooth and return to freezer.

    Please note, if using milk, it will have an "icy" texture rather than a smooth sherbet texture.
    Comments 19 Comments
    1. DJAustin's Avatar
      DJAustin -
      I'll need to try this one...without an ice cream maker.
    1. lmitchell's Avatar
      lmitchell -
      I don't have an ice cream maker, but this might be a fun idea for the kids to make. And my step-son's birthday is coming up so that could be something special for him to do.
    1. tammyk's Avatar
      tammyk -
      Sounds good. I think I will invest in a Ice cream maker this summer.
    1. lesliegriffin93's Avatar
      lesliegriffin93 -
      My husband and I just made a double batch of the sherbert (strawberry and lemon -lime cheap kool aid). We used half and half and it is so good...it is not weak in flavor. We are planning to serve it at a 4th of July fish fry. We are making a second batch with grape fool aid (cheap kool aid) with milk. I can't wait to sample this sherbert!!!
    1. Ms Alusa's Avatar
      Ms Alusa -
      Sounds Great! Would you tell us how many servings this recipe makes?
    1. wyndwhisper's Avatar
      wyndwhisper -
      I love sherbet but it can be quite expensive for some of the better brands and flavors. I usually go without because it's just cost to much. this is going to be my favorite reciepe I can already tell and I can't wait to try it with the keylime koolaid I found the other day. (my favorite flavor). yummy.


      tammy ramey
    1. Ms Alusa's Avatar
      Ms Alusa -
      Love it! The kids love it! What could me more fun, less expensive, or prettier! We really enjoyed this, and plan to enjoy it even more this summer! Delish!
    1. E Lake's Avatar
      E Lake -
      I just looked at sherbet in the store because my daughter loves it. I didn't buy it because of cost. I am trying this recipe today!
    1. retiredgal's Avatar
      retiredgal -
      what an idea; brilliant
    1. Alexmp's Avatar
      Alexmp -
      That sounds good to me! I am going to try to make orange and then mix the finished sherbet with some plain vanilla to make creamsicle!
    1. TBaird's Avatar
      TBaird -
      How fun!! Yummy recipes on here. Can't wait to make this one!
    1. bibicarole's Avatar
      bibicarole -
      I can't wait to try it. Thank you!
    1. zeppah's Avatar
      zeppah -
      Has anyone tried fat free half and half? Or does that impact the texture?
    1. TLLuckart's Avatar
      TLLuckart -
      Can't wait to try this. Great Idea.
    1. angelproctor's Avatar
      angelproctor -
      Thx I've been looking for a cheap and easy ice cream recipe to do with the kids.
    1. alesiahelton's Avatar
      alesiahelton -
      Does anyone know if this can be done with an artificial sweetener instead of sugar with good results?
    1. fiveaaaaas's Avatar
      fiveaaaaas -
      Yum , yum, yummmy, good!
    1. Pilotrep's Avatar
      Pilotrep -
      This is a great recipe...my grandchildren will love it...
    1. amstory's Avatar
      amstory -
      [QUOTE=Pilotrep;557887]This is a great recipe...my grandchildren will love it...[


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