Fresh Lemon Sorbet

READY IN: 21mins
Recipe by Dancer

This can be a very elegant dessert. Serve in a wine glass for a great presentation.

Top Review by ChrisMc

I usually get Edy's WholeFruit sorbet - this may change that. It was fantastic! VERY flavorful, and really not hard at all to make! I used mostly limes (4-5) with one lemon for variety. It does take a little whwile to set up (either that, or I just have my freezer set too warmly), but that ust means I should have started earlier. I served this as the lemon sorbet in Dancer's Mixed Berry Compote with Lemon Sorbet - it made a fatastic, very flavorful dessert with no fat! Definitely a keeper - Thanks, Dancer!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring water and sugar to boiling in a saucepan.
  2. Remove from heat; cool thoroughly.
  3. Cover and chill.
  4. Combine syrup, peel, and juice in a 9 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.
  5. Add food coloring.
  6. Cover; freeze 3 to 4 hours or till almost firm.
  7. Break frozen mixture into small chunks.
  8. Transfer to a chilled mixing bowl.
  9. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed till fluffy but not melted.
  10. Transfer to a 4 to 6-cup freezer container; cover and freeze till firm.
  11. To serve, let stand at room temperature for 5 minutes before serving.

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