How To Make Homemade Raspberry Sorbet
Homemade Raspberry Sorbet
Looking for the perfect summer dessert? Fresh raspberry sorbet is quick and easy to make, and it's also delicious.
About the Recipe
This recipe produces a slightly tart raspberry sorbet, full of pure raspberry flavor.
The texture of this sorbet is thick and smooth, and the color comes out as a bright, deep rose pink.
Note: One batch of this recipe produces enough sorbet for four generous single-scoop servings.
- 1 pint fresh raspberries
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup water
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- Wash the raspberries well.
- Dissolve 1/2 cup of sugar in 1/2 cup of water.
- Combine the sugar water mix and the raspberries in a blender.
- Optional: Strain out the raspberry seeds.
- Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker.
- Freeze as for ice cream. It takes about 30 minutes in a 1 quart gel canister ice cream maker.
- Let the sorbet harden for an additional 30 minutes in the freezer. (Don't leave the sorbet in the freezer too long, or it will be hard to scoop and have the texture of a popsicle.)
- Serve immediately with fresh berries or mint sprigs.
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