What is a strawberry sherbet recipe for people with diabetes?

This strawberry sherbet recipe is easy to make and has no added sugar, so it’s perfect for people with diabetes. The sweetness of this icy treat comes from the natural sugars in the berries and from Splenda.  

Easy Strawberry Sherbet


1 cup whole milk
1 cup fresh sliced strawberries, chilled
1/4 cup SPLENDA No Calorie Sweetener, granulated (to taste)

1. Pour milk into divided ice cube trays and freeze until solid, approximately 2 to 3 hours.
2. Remove frozen milk cubes from freezer and let stand at room temperature 5 minutes.
3. In food processor, pulse frozen milk cubes until broken, then purée until smooth.
4. Add SPLENDA and strawberries, 1/3 cup at a time. Continue adding berries and pulsing until mixture is smooth.
5. Spoon sherbet into dishes and serve immediately, or cover and place in freezer until desired firmness is reached.

Additional Information
Raspberries or blueberries may be substituted for strawberries.

Makes 4 servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 56.7
Total Carbs 7.7 g
Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
Sugars 5 g
Total Fat 2.1 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Potassium 63.5 mg
Protein 2.3 g
Sodium 31.7 mg

Continue Learning about Diabetes


Diabetes mellitus (MEL-ih-tus), often referred to as diabetes, is characterized by high blood glucose (sugar) levels that result from the body’s inability to produce enough insulin and/or effectively utilize the insulin. Diabetes ...

is a serious, life-long condition and the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism (the body's way of digesting food and converting it into energy). There are three forms of diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that accounts for five- to 10-percent of all diagnosed cases of diabetes. Type 2 diabetes may account for 90- to 95-percent of all diagnosed cases. The third type of diabetes occurs in pregnancy and is referred to as gestational diabetes. Left untreated, gestational diabetes can cause health issues for pregnant women and their babies. People with diabetes can take preventive steps to control this disease and decrease the risk of further complications.

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