Frozen Treat Recipes Using Freshly Picked Fruit

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No matter what kind of fruit you pick, there are some go to recipes that will always taste great. Whether you come to Parlee Farms to pick strawberries, cherries, blueberries, or apples, these frozen treat recipes will help you beat the heat!

Fruity Milkshake Recipe


1 cup cut up fresh fruit of choice

½ cup milk of choice

¾ cup ice cream of choice

1 teaspoon granulated sugar (optional)

Ice cubes, if needed


Add the fruit to a blender and pulse a few times so the fruit can start to break down. Add the milk and pulse until smooth. Add the ice cream and sugar and pulse. If you want the milk shake to be thicker, pulse in a few ice cubes.

Fruity Ice Pops Recipe


1/3 cup granulated sugar

1/3 cup water

2 cups fruit puree


Stir the sugar and water together in a saucepan using a whisk. Set the heat to medium and heat the mixture until the sugar dissolves. Stir several times while the sugar dissolves.

Remove the pan from the heat once the sugar dissolves and transfer to a 4-cup liquid measuring cup. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes until it begins to cool.

Pulse fresh fruit in a blender until you have 2 cups of puree. Stir the puree into the measuring cup and stir well. Spoon the mixture into ice pop molds and place in the freezer until frozen solid.

Easy Fruit Smoothie Recipe


3 cups cut up fresh fruit of choice

1 cup milk of choice

½ cup yogurt of choice

½ cup juice of choice

2 tablespoons honey or sugar

Ice cubes, as needed


Note: If you take the extra step to freeze the fruit in sealable freezer bags before making your smoothie, you won’t need to use ice cubes. If you use fresh fruit, you’ll need ice cubes,

Add the fruit to a blender and pulse until it begins to break down. Add the milk, yogurt, juice, and honey or sugar. Pulse in ice cubes (if needed) until the desired consistency occurs.

Simple Fruit Sorbet Recipe


¾ cup granulated sugar

6 tablespoons water

Pinch of salt

6 cups cut up fresh fruit

3 tablespoons lemon juice


Add the sugar, water, and salt to a saucepan and set the heat to medium. Whisk while the sugar dissolves and the water heats. This should take about 5 minutes. Remove the mixture from the heat and let cool in the pan for about 20 minutes.

Place the fruit into a food processor and pulse a few times. Add the lemon juice and sugar syrup and pulse until smooth. Transfer the puree to a bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.

Pour the mixture into an ice cream machine after it chills and follow the manufacturer’s instructions to make the rest of the puree.


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