Homemade Sherbet Recipes
Frozen dessert are my favorite on the hot Summer days. Heck, I like frozen desserts in Spring, Fall, and Winter, but they're definitely best in the Summer.
I've always been fond of lime sherbet from the grocery store, but when I found out that you can make it at home, I was ecstatic, as I'm a big fan of homemade ice cream, especially peach.
I mean homemade desserts are just so much better, especially knowing that you put in the effort to make something so tasty. So, I thought that I would share some of my favorite sherbet recipes. Below, you'll find lemon, lime, and peach sherbet.
Note: An hand- turned or electric freezer is an ice cream maker.
- 1 lemon
- 1 cup sugar
- 3 cups 2% low- fat milk
- 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
Using a vegetable peeler, carefully remove the rind from the lemon. Be careful not to remove any of the white pith underneath.
Position the knife blade in a food processor bowl, and add the find and sugar, process until the rind is minced. Spoon the sugar mixture into a bowl. Add milk and the remaining ingredients and stir well.
Pour the mixture into a freezer can of a 2- quart or a 1- gallon hand- turned or electric freezer and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Let ripen for at least an hour.
- 1/4 cup plain nonfat yogurt
- 1/4 cup nonfat cottage cheese
- 1- 1/2 cup sugar
- 3- 1/2 cup water
- 1 teaspoon grated lime rind
- 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
- 1 drop green food coloring (optional0
- Lime wedged (optional)
- Edible flowers (optional)
Combine the yogurt and cottage cheese in an electric blender, cover and process until smooth. Set aside for later.
Combine the sugar, water, and the grated lime rind in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the lime juice after 10 minutes. Let cool to room temperature.
Combine the yogurt mix and the lime mix in a bow and stir well. Stir in the green food coloring, if desired.
Pour the lime mixture into a freezer can of a 2- quart hand- turned or electric freezer and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions.
Let ripen for 1 hour. When you serve your lime sherbet, consider adding fresh lime wedges and edible flowers, which will add a special touch if serving a party.
- 1- 8 ounce carton plain low- fat yogurt
- 1/2 cup unsweetened orange juice
- 1/3 cup honey
- 2 cups peeled, sliced ripe peaches or 2 cups of frozen unsweetened peaches, partially thawed
Position the knife blade in the food processor bowl and add all of the ingredients. Process until the peaches are finely chopped. Pour the mix into an 8 inch square pan and freeze until almost firm.
Break the mix into large pieces and place in the processor bowl and process for several seconds or until fluffy.
Return the mix to the pan and freeze until firm.
Let stand at room temperature for about 10 minutes before serving.
Electric Ice Cream Maker
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