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    Fresh Fig and Lime Sorbet

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 15 mins

    1 hrs

    15 mins

    ratherbeswimmin''s Note:

    Use figs in season at their ripest. It is recommended to make the sugar syrup a day ahead to allow plenty of time to chill. Untried by me.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    quart

    Units: US | Metric

    • 3/4 cup sugar
    • 1 1/2 lbs ripe figs, stems removed, peeled if desired and cut up (any variety fig will do)
    • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice (or more to taste)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Add 2 cups water and the sugar to a saucepan.
    2. 2
      Cook, stirring constantly, until the syrup boils and the sugar has dissolved; refrigerate until thoroughly chilled.
    3. 3
      Place the figs in the bowl of a food processor; puree.
    4. 4
      Add the puree to the chilled syrup; stir in the lime juice.
    5. 5
      Taste, and add more juice if desired.
    6. 6
      Freeze sorbet in an ice-cream maker following the manufacturer's directions until the mixture begins to freeze.
    7. 7
      Then scoop mixture into a storage container, seal tightly, and freeze for several hours or overnight.
    8. 8
      **Black Mission figs give the sorbet a ruby color, speckled with black if the figs are unpeeled; Green figs will result in pale pink color speckled with green if left unpeeled.

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    Nutritional Facts for Fresh Fig and Lime Sorbet

    Serving Size: 1 (952 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1115.1
     
    Calories from Fat 19
    71%
    Total Fat 2.1 g
    3%
    Saturated Fat 0.4 g
    2%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 9.2 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 290.9 g
    96%
    Dietary Fiber 20.2 g
    80%
    Sugars 262.6 g
    1050%
    Protein 5.6 g
    11%

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