Chill out with this easy-to-make, sugary-sweet fruit-based treat from the PMQ Test Kitchen. Add it to your dessert menu as a seasonal special or make it a permanent option. We think you're gonna like it!


Makes 1 qt.


1.5 c. sugar

3 c. water

2 c. canned pears (any style), drained and pureed

2 tbsp. lemon juice


Combine sugar and water and simmer until sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Cool to room temperature. Stir in pureed pear and lemon juice. Freeze in an ice cream freezer according to manufacturer directions. 

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