Frozen Treats: Blueberry Sorbet

Blueberry Sorbet3

This week I’m doing frozen treats. Vanilla and Strawberry Ice Cream began the series here.  This is the next treat.

The sorbet was by request and I’m so glad they voted for it. It was terrific. Cool, light, tangy and slightly sweet. The lemon is the perfect addition to the blueberries, giving it a nice depth. Easy to make. Perfect for a warm summer day.

Blueberry Sorbet

  • 1 cup water (3/4 cups if you’re using frozen blueberries)
  • 1/2 cup sugar (you can use half sugar, half honey if you prefer)
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 5 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • a few blueberries and fresh mint for garnish

saucepan, blender, ice cream maker

In the saucepan, add water, sugar and lemon juice. Bring to a low boil and stir constantly until the sugar is dissolved. To blender add blueberries and slightly cooled sugar mixture and puree until smooth. I have a vitamix, so I got a very smooth puree, you may need to run the blueberry mixture through a cheesecloth or fine sieve to remove any remaining skins or stems.

Let mixture cool in the refrigerator for at least an hour and then process in your ice cream maker according to directions.

Remove to an airtight container and let freeze solid. I actually covered the top with wax paper to keep it from getting a dry crust on top. It worked well.

Stay tuned, tomorrow there will be another treat.  Until then….

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