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Cherry-Ginger-Beet Sorbet

Ingredients: 4 cups whole, pitted cherries (about 2 lbs/1 quart) 1/2 cup superfine sugar 1 cup water 1/2 cup beet juice* 1 teaspoon grated ginger** 2-3 tablespoons cachaça (optional) Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender. Pulse until smooth. Pour into an ice cream maker and churn until frozen. Scrape […]

Persimmon Lime Sorbet

Ingredients: 4 cups peeled, cubed fuyu persimmon juice and zest of 2 limes 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 to 1/2 cup water Directions: Place all of the ingredients in a blender (I used my Vita-Mix) and pulse until very, very smooth. If possible, refrigerate the mixture overnight. Pour into an ice […]

Mango Ginger Lime Sorbet

Ingredients: 5 large very ripe mangos, cubed (I used Hayden) zest and juice of 2 limes 1 inch knob ginger, sliced 1/2 to 1 cup water Directions: Add the mango, lime and ginger to a food processor or blender. I used my Vita-Mix. Add 1/2 cup water. Blend until very […]

Pumpkin & Cinnamon Ice Cream

Ingredients: 2 cups milk 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup sugar, divided use 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 4 egg yolks 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 sticks cinnamon Directions: In a large pot over medium heat, whisk together 1/4 cup sugar, milk and cream until the sugar dissolves and the mixture almost […]

Sour Cream Ice Cream

Ingredients:1 cup sour cream1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup light brown sugar1/4 cup heavy cream1 teaspoon vanilla Directions:Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend until it looks smooth and the sugar has dissolved. Refrigerate the mixture until thoroughly chilled (a few hours) or overnight. Pour into a ice cream maker and […]

Roasted Pineapple Five Spice Sorbet

Ingredients:5 cups cubed fresh pineapple (one whole pineapple)6 oz pineapple juice3 tablespoons lime juice1/2 tablespoon Chinese Five Spice Powder Directions:Preheat oven to 375. Place the pineapple in a single layer on a lined baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes or until the pieces look caramelized. Cool. Place in a blender […]

Ovaltine Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

Ingredients: 1 cup milk (I used 2%) 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup sugar, divided use 1/3 cup rich, chocolatey Ovaltine 2 oz dark chocolate, chopped* 3 egg yolks 1/2 teaspoon vanilla sea salt Directions: In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, whisk together half of the sugar (1/8 of […]

Blueberry Gelato

Directions:2 cups blueberries2 cups milk1/2 cup sugar2 tablespoons waterzest and juice of 1 lime Directions:In a medium saucepan bring the blueberries, water and sugar to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce the heat and simmer until the blueberries are easily mashed and the sugar is fully dissolved. Mash with a potato […]

Dragon Fruit Sorbet

Ingredients: 2 dragon fruits (also known as pitaya or pitahaya) 3/4 cup cold water 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 tablespoon agave nectar or simple syrup Directions: Cut the dragon fruit in half. Scoop out the flesh. Reserve the halves for serving, if desired. Freeze the halves until you are ready […]