Total Time
Prep 4 hrs
Cook 0 mins

This is delicious! I couldn't locate Key Limes or Key Lime Juice. Regular fresh limes worked fine. It's from Bon Appetite.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring 3/4 cup water and sugar to boil in medium heavy saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Mix in sweetened condensed milk, then lie juice. Transfer mixture to medium bowl; place over large bowl filled with ice and water and cool, stirring often, about 30 minutes.
  2. Process lime mixture in ice cream maker according to manufacturer's instructions. Transfer sorbet to medium container, and freeze until firm, at least 4 hours and up to 20 days.


Most Helpful

This is truly outstanding! I must first say, that this is not the lime sorbet I was looking for, and I am not entirely sure that I would classify this recipe as "sorbet" at all. But I will say, that the flavor of this recipe is extremely outstanding! The taste is truly that of a frozen version of key lime pie : ) I made this with bottled lime juice in my ice cream machine and allowed to sit in my freezer to freeze for a few hours before tasting. There is not question that I will make this recipe again. It is wonderful! I served a scoop of this with Derf's recipe #17938 for one terrific dessert! Thank you, Kathy, for sharing this recipe!

Bev April 03, 2007

This was quite nice but a bit too sweet for my taste. I used bottled Key lime juice that seemed to have a slight bitterness to it. Next time I will use 1/3 sugar and fresh lime and see if that makes a difference. This makes a refreshing summer desert.

Cucina Casalingo August 15, 2009

I used half key lime juice and half regular lime juice. It was smooth and sweet and verrrry limey. I will probably do less key lime next time but we sure did enjoy this recipe.

buddy3229 July 06, 2009

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