Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Mango Cranberry Sherbet

I have fun news to share with all of you!

Last night I checked my email right before going to bed and found an email from Scotty Snacks & Tangle Noodle & Savor the Thyme telling me that I won a prize in their Ice Cream Social (Thanks guys)! The prize is coupons for free ice cream and frozen yogurts, courtesy of Stonyfield Farms. I've never tried their ice cream... hopefully they have chocolate chip cookie dough. That's my #1 favorite and you will be surprised to know that I haven't made my own kind yet. Someday, soon, I will :o)

But that's not all! Check out Tangle Noodle's blog... she wrote a a paragraph about my ice creams that I submitted into the Ice Cream Social. Scroll down towards the bottom of the post. You'll recognize my pictures.

Anyway, I thought it would be good to celebrate the news with more ice cream... Woohoo! Here I am going to share with you a wonderful, fruity ice cream that left my tongue dancing for more! After the first mouthful... I was swept away in a memory of eating Rainbow Sherbet on a cone at the Thrify Store in California when I was a young girl (Thankfully, this ice cream is much healthier). I love the beautiful colors and flavors of this ice cream. This has become one of my top favorites... after the Almond Dream of course :o)

Mango Cranberry Sherbet
By Marillyn Beard

  • 2 cups chopped mango (about 1 lg. mango)
  • 1-2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 4 Tbsp. raw honey
  • 1 Tbsp. arrowroot
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries, chopped
Using a fork, hand-mix everything together in a big bowl and pour into your ice cream maker. Follow your maker's instructions.

If you DON'T have a ice cream maker. Simply pour the mixture into a plastic bowl and put in freezer. When frozen... take it out, let it soften a little (not too much!) and scoop it into your blender. Blend till creamy (not too long!).

Mango on Foodista

Enjoy your ice cream!!


  1. Congratulations on winning the prize!! And thank you for posting this sherbet recipe - looks DIVINE.

  2. Whoo ! ! ! Congrats on winning.
    I use to get ice cream at Thriftys all the time growing up in Cali. This recipe looks delicious. I'm moving tonight, but when I unpack I am definitely going to try it.

  3. Congratulations! This sounds like a delicious flavor combination and the colors are beautiful!

  4. Congratulations and thank you so much for your enthusiastic participation in the Ice Cream Social! I'm so happy you enjoyed the write-up and that you'll be able to enjoy the Stonyfield coupons. Your ice cream creations were wonderful!

    Because of this event, I rekindled my love affair with my ice cream maker but the one type of frozen dessert that I haven't yet made is sherbet. This is the perfect recipe to try - I love mango and the pairing with cranberries sound delicious. I will definitely be trying this out!

  5. yum! I love mangos itself and this sherbet looks so refreshing and cooling.

    I really need to invest in a ice cream maker because I've been seeing so many great entries about making awesome sherbet and other kinds of ice creams. Looking at your photos inspires me to get out there and find that ice cream maker :)

    congrats on winning the prize!

  6. That looks delicious! Thanks for adding the "if you do not have an ice cream maker" tip. I don't have one, so end up not trying a lot of ice cream recipes. But this is one I can try! :)

    Also, congrats on winning!

  7. Congratulations to my favorite person! Ditto on litlebearskitche's comment. I am so happy to be able to try it out in my blender....I'll let you know how it turns out! Oh and can I get arrowroot here, not sure if you got it here or picked it up when you were in the States.

  8. Nothing screams summer than ice cream. I love this flavor, and I LOVE the tip you made for people like me who don't own an ice cream maker, and I love your blog, I think your amazing!!!

  9. Way to go Mare, Congratulations!
    I love this one and will have to try it.

  10. Hello Marillyn,

    We've selected you as our Foodista Food Blog of the Day for this Thursday August 20th! Your blog for Mango Cranberry Sherbet will be featured on the Foodista homepage for 24 hours. This is a new feature that we recently launched and are thrilled to post your blog.
    Since you are now a part of the Foodista Featured Blogger of The Day Community, we've created a special badge for you to display proudly on your blog sidebar. I couldn't find your email on your blog to send you the access code for the special badge, but I want to make sure you get it if you are interested. Please send me an email and I'll send it right away.
    We are really enjoying your blog and look forward to seeing your recipes, tips and techniques on Foodista!

    Melissa Peterman

    Melissa Peterman
    Editor and Community Developer
    Foodista- The Cooking Encyclopedia everyone can edit!

  11. Thank you everybody!!!

    Melissa - thank you so much! I am so thrilled! My contact is on the right sidebar. Looking forward to hearing from you!!

  12. Congrats! I can definitely see why you won. Looks great.


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