August 29, 2009

Frozen Strawberry Margarita Dessert

This delicious recipe has a pretzel crust for great salty, crunchy contrast. Prepare just as directed and freeze. Let stand at room temperature for 10-15 minutes before slicing and serving.
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Ingredients:

* 1 cup finely crushed pretzels
* 1/4 cup brown sugar
* 1/2 cup finely chopped nuts
* 1/2 cup melted butter
* 1/4 cup lime juice
* 2 Tbsp. orange juice
* 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
* 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
* 10 oz. pkg. frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed
* 1 cup whipping cream
* 2 Tbsp. powdered sugar
* 1 tsp. vanilla

Preparation:
Combine crushed pretzels, brown sugar, nuts, and melted butter in small bowl. Press into bottom of ungreased 10" springform pan and chill until firm.

Combine all of the juices with the sweetened condensed milk in a large bowl and beat until smooth. Puree strawberries with juice in a food processor and add to the condensed milk mixture; beat until combined.

In small bowl, beat whipping cream with powdered sugar and vanilla; fold into strawberry mixture, then pour over chilled pretzel crust. Cover and freeze until firm. 8-10 servings

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