Kiwifruit Sherbert

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup sugar, divided
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 egg whites
  • 3-4 California kiwifruit
  • 1½ cups lemon-lime carbonated beverage
  • ¼ cup lime juice

Combine ½ cup sugar and water. Bring to boil; stir until sugar dissolves. Boil, covered, over medium heat 5 minutes. Beat egg whites until stiff; gradually add remaining ¼ cup sugar. Slowly pour hot syrup into whites; beat constantly until mixture has cooled. Pare and purėe kiwifruit to measure ¾ cup. Gradually beat lemon-lime beverage, kiwifruit purėe and lime juice into egg-white mixture. Freeze partially. Spoon mixture into chilled mixer bowl and beat with chilled beaters until mixture is light and foamy. Return to freezer and freeze until firm.

Makes about 6 servings.