Blackberry Sorbet

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I love the fresh taste of this recipe. It seems more like a granita than a sorbet to me but it may just be that I have my freezer set too high, LOL!. Either way, it’s yummy and makes a great dessert after a heavy meal.

Blackberry Sorbet

1 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
2/3 cup orange juice
2 cups fresh blackberries
2 tbsp fresh lime juice

Bring the water to a boil, stir in sugar, add orange juice and simmer for 5 minutes. Cool syrup and chill in the refrigerator.

Meanwhile, combine the berries and lime juice in a food processor and puree. Do not overprocess. Put the puree through a sieve to remove seeds, if desired.

Mix the chilled syrup and puree together and freeze in an ice cream maker (at least 2 quart size) according to the manufacturer’s directions.

I always put the finished sorbet in the freezer for a bit before dishing it up.

Happy Cooking!


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