Frozen Cranberry Dessert

Diet types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Karla from Kansas.

Portions: 12

Serving size: 1/2 cup

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces cherry gelatin mix
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 12 ounces fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 12 ounces canned jellied cranberry sauce
  • 12 ounces nondairy whipped topping 

Preparation

  1. Dissolve gelatin mix into 1 cup of boiling water. Set aside to cool.
  2. Dissolve sugar in a separate cup of boiling water.
  3. Add fresh cranberries, and boil for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove cranberries from heat, and add jellied cranberry sauce. Whisk until everything is mixed well, and the jellied sauce has broken up into little chunks.
  5. Add cooled gelatin mixture and whipped topping.
  6. Whisk until topping is evenly distributed throughout sauce.
  7. Remove from heat and freeze for at least one hour or until ready to serve.
  8. Serve cold.

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  198
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  35 g
  • Fat  6 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  35 mg
  • Potassium  31 mg
  • Phosphorus  12 mg
  • Calcium  4 mg
  • Fiber  1.5 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, low potassium
  • 1 fat
  • 1 high calorie 

Carbohydrate choices

2

Helpful hints

  • This is a nice substitute for ice cream. To serve, it is easiest to use an ice cream scoop.
  • Substitute 1/4 cup Splenda ® Sugar Blend for baking for sugar to reduce carbohydrate content. If made with sugar-free gelatin and Splenda, carbohydrate is reduced to 24 grams.

Write a Comment

Already have a myDaVita.com account? Sign in to review. If not, register now.

Tell us what you think.

All comments will be approved by a DaVita teammate and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive. For more information, please see frequently asked questions.

What's everyone saying?

3 Comments | Average User Rating:
Frozen Cranberry Dessert
Martha says:
5

A serving hint. Line cupcake tins with cupcake papers, distribute cranberry mixture into cupcake liners and freeze. Individual servings may then be kept in plastic bag in freezer till needed. Cupcake papers peel off easily before serving. If served on a lettuce leaf as a salad, allow to thaw about one half hour before eating.

Jan. 19, 2011, 6:00 PM - Inappropriate review?
Frozen Cranberry Dessert
says:
5

We had this for Christmas dinner and found it so good and refreshing. Changed the receipe to use Splenda and no added sugar other than the cranberries that were canned with sugar. It could be modifed for other fruits we think for other times of the year desserts. Great taste with a little spike for the tastebuds!

Jan. 16, 2010, 2:39 AM - Inappropriate review?
Frozen Cranberry Dessert
says:
5

Very yummy. I took it to a party and a friend had second helpings. If you can't find fresh or frozen cranberries, then use 2 cans of cranberry sauce.

Jan. 11, 2010, 3:56 PM - Inappropriate review?

Have No Fear, Diet Helper is Here

Get kidney-friendly meal plans with DaVita Diet Helper.

Start Today

Recipe Alerts-Sign Up

Receive a monthly newsletter with our newest kidney-friendly recipes.

Sign Up Today