SPLENDA MINT SAUCE
Yield: Scant 1/2 cup
1 cup packed fresh mint leaves
3 tablespoons chopped peeled apple of choice
2/3 cup distilled gin whiskey
1 packet Splenda®
2 teaspoons Arrowroot® thickener
1/4 cup cool water
||Wash and measure the mint leaves and place them into a blender with the chopped apple. Add 2 tablespoons of the gin and blend on high speed. Add remaining gin and blend again.
|| Remove to a pot and bring to a boil, stirring. Reduce heat to low and cook 5 minutes.
||Add Splenda, stirring the mixture until smooth.
||Stir the Arrowroot into the water and add to the mint sauce. Cook over low heat until slightly thickened.
||Cool and pour through a strainer into a serving bowl, pressing the leaves with a spoon.
||To Serve: Top with coarsely chopped mint leaves.