Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 5 mins

I'm posting this in answer to a request. I haven't made it myself. It was on a site called The Ice Cream Parlor. An ice cream maker is necessary. Times do not include chilling or freezing, and are guesses.


  1. Cook the sugar, water and lemon juice together, stirring occasionally until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat and chill.
  3. Cut up the watermelon and remove all seeds.
  4. Puree in a blender or food processor.
  5. Stir into chilled syrup.
  6. Freeze in an ice-cream maker according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  7. Pack into an airtight container and store in the freezer.


Most Helpful

I have made this sorbet at least three times. It was very good as written, but the lemon did add a bit too much tang for me. Now when I make this I add the juice from one half of a LIME, omitting the lemon... to me, the flavor is now closer to fresh watermelon. DELICIOUS, especially on those hot summer days.

JanaG2 June 06, 2010

I made this using 1/2 cup of light corn syrup instead of the sugar and water! So much easier! This tasted great! I think I'll add 1 tablespoon of vodka to the mix next keeps the sorbet from freezing rock solid in the freezer! I'm adding my photo!

LILLIANCOOKS June 25, 2012

i made mine with splenda and it was just as good and lower in calories :)

Inspiritual August 12, 2009

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