plum sorbet

Total Time
4hrs 15mins
15 mins
4 hrs

This is a really great summertime dessert to serve at a dinner party.

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  • 34 lb plum, rinsed,pitted,sliced,and unpeeled
  • 1 cup freshly-squeezed orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest


  1. Combine plums, orange juice, sugar, and orange peel in a blender.
  2. Use the puree button on your blender until it is smooth.
  3. Pour the mixture into a freezer safe dish, and put in your freezer for about 4 hours.
  4. About half an hour before you are ready to eat it, puree it one more time in your blender.
  5. You should keep it in the freezer until you're ready to eat.
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5 5

Excellent! Great technique of reblending sorbet 1/2 hour before serving. Made it so creamy. Considered using my sorbet machine but followed recipe exactly. I'm sure the machine would not have produced a better result. Sparkling flavor, great palate cleanser and very pretty.

3 5

The process was easy and I'm glad peeling the plums was not required. The orange flavour was too overpowering. I added extra artificail sweetener (keep the calories down)but it was still very tart. I loved the colour. next time I would leave out the orange zest. This recipe would be great (5 stars) if the orangeflavour could be reduced.

3 5

The consistency was good and it is easy to make but I thought it was too orangey, even using about 1.25 lb. plums. I will serve it with vanilla ice cream to balance the tartness. Next time I will try about 1/2 cup OJ or less.