The Limber de Cereza or Cherry Ice is similar to cherry Italian ice and is a refreshing Puerto Rican recipe for both kids and adults. You can make these in plastic cups, small bowls, cupcake pans, popsicle molds, or whatever you have on hand. There are numerous variations, so it can also be prepared with coconut, raspberries, pineapples, mangos, or almost any fruit flavor.
How to Make Limber de Cereza
Now that we are in the middle of the dog days of summer, it’s hot, it’s humid, and the sun shines relentlessly. A cold snack like Cherry Limber is just what the doctor ordered. You will need cherry pie filling, cherry juice, water, and some sugar for this tasty treat.
Just mix the ingredients together and freeze them until they are solid and then you have a summertime snack that you will not forget. To get the fluffiest texture, mix the ice more than once while it’s freezing.
This dessert is named after Charles A. Lindbergh, who was the first pilot to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. When he flew to Puerto Rico, the locals offered him a frozen fruit juice, which he enjoyed, so the people named it Limber in his honor. Nowadays, Limber can be found at numerous roadside fruit stands and gas stations in Puerto Rico.
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