Monday, June 21, 2010

Summer Strawberry Sorbet

Sorbet is one of my favorite desserts! Ice cream is great too, but there's something about sorbet that I really love. So I made this strawberry sorbet!  I got this recipe from the cookbook Sorbets and Ice Creams by Lou Seibert Pappas, but I just changed it a little bit. Hope you enjoy!


Ingredients:

3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup water
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice                 
3-3/4  cups fresh
Strawberries, hulled


In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar and water, bring to a boil while stirring, and cook until the syrup is clear. Stir in the lemon juice. Let cool, cover, and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours, or until thoroughly chilled. In a blender or food processor, puree the strawberries, and stir in the chilled syrup.



Refrigerate for 1 hour, or until thoroughly chilled.

Freeze the mixture in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer's directions. You can also freeze without an ice cream maker: Pour the mixture into a 8 or 9 inch square metal pan or a half-gallon plastic container. Cover with aluminum foil, plastic wrap or a lid. Place in the freezer and freeze until firm, about 2 to 3 hours. Transfer to an electric mixer or food processor and beat until light and fluffy. Transfer to a container, cover, and freeze until firm, about 1 to 2 hours.

After you are finished making your sorbet, serve it in a bowl with
 strawberry leaves, and/or strawberries.









Hope you enjoyed my post! Until next time!

I posted this at Tasty Tuesday.
I also posted this with Foodie Friday.



16 comments:

  1. I've never made sorbet. This looks so good though:)

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  2. Ok, you got me again, BOOM!

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  3. Tati -- This was bowl licking good! Joni

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  4. Strawberry is Allie's favorite! We love sorbets- this is so pretty Tati
    xoxo Pattie

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  5. I can just taste the strawberry goodness of this cool treat. YUM!

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  6. I made strawberry sorbet not too long ago. It was amazing - can't wait to make it again!

    Love your photos.
    :)
    ButterYum

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  7. Yummy! SInce I don't have an ice cream maker I should give this a shot if you say I can do so without one. I invite you to come and link up at my Vegetarian Foodie Fridays carnival too if you like. You can find it here: http://www.breastfeedingmomsunite.com/2010/06/vegetarian-foodie-fridays-vietnamese-noodle-salad/

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  8. I love sorbet too! I made it all the time... Your photos are so pretty! Great post.

    ~Rainey~

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  9. Wow that looks really nice.

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  10. That looks so good, Tati! I sometimes make lemon sorbet and it is so refreshing. Hope you are enjoying your summer!
    Blessings, Beth

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  11. Wow! And double YUM! This looks delicious! I was thinking about taking my kids strawberry picking tomorrow. This just confirmed it for me =o)

    www.makingmemorieswithyourkids.blogspot.com

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  12. I love sorbets. I wonder if you could make this with agave or splenda? It looks so refreshing!

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  13. This looks great and so nice and easy! I just picked up an ice cream maker and will make this soon-thanks!

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  14. OMG! Does this look fantastic!!! I don't have an ice cream machine BUT it will not stop me... I wish I had seen this a few weeks back when we were have 106degree days here in Connecticut, it would have REALLY saved the days. Thank you, Donna

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  15. Wow, Tati, you are in Junior High? And you do all of these beautiful recipes? Well, my lady, you will have NO PROBLEM with becoming a top chef one day! You are fantastic! Good luck to you - and I am copying this recipe of yours to try. GOOD FOR YOU, good luck in your cooking pursuits and, THANK YOU for sharing!
    Best regards,
    Gloria

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