Lavender Sorbet

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Total Time
40mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
30 mins

by Jim Long Chill time and churning time not estimated.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 3 cups water
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 9 -10 fresh lavender flowers, stem heads of or 2 tablespoons dried lavender flowers
  • 1 lemon, juice of

Directions

  1. If using fresh lavender:.
  2. With thumb and forefinger, pull the flowers from the stems (discarding stems). If using dried lavender you won't need this step.
  3. Combine lavender flowers and sugar in a food processor and pulverize completely, about 1 minute.
  4. Bring the water to a boil, remove pan from heat and add the sugar/lavender mixture, stirring to dissolve sugar.
  5. Cover with a lid and let cool for at least 30 minutes.
  6. Strain out flowers through a sieve, pressing flowers to get out any remaining liquid.
  7. Add the lemon juice and chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, then freeze in sorbet or ice cream mixer.