Mint Zinfandel Sorbet

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by JackieOhNo

Another unique and sophisticated wine sorbet that would be an elegant addition to any special gathering. Prep time does not include chilling time or overnight freezing time. To cool the sugar syrup mixture quickly, place bowl in larger bowl of ice and stir occasionally. It should be cold in about 15 minutes.

Directions

  1. Heat sugar, the water, and 1/2 cup wine in medium noncorrosive saucepan to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar. Boil 3 minutes without stirring. Drop in mint leaves, cover, and let stand 5 minutes. Pour into small bowl and let cool to room temperature. Refrigerate until cold, about 3 hours. (Tip: To cool the sugar syrup mixture quickly, place bowl in larger bowl of ice and stir occasionally. It should be cold in about 15 minutes.).
  2. Remove m int leaves and stir remaining wine into sugar syrup, pour into 8" cake pan, and freeze overnight.
  3. The next day, process wine ice in food processor or blender until smooth. Return to baking pan and freeze until firm, 2-3 hours, stirring once halfway through. Serve in wineglasses.

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