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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Prickly Pear Sorbet

Ingredients:4 prickly pears, prickles removed3 tablespoons simple syrup1 tablespoon tequila1 tablespoon key lime juice Directions:Cut each prickly pear in half length-wise, scoop out the insides. Discard the skin. Place the pulp in a blender and pulse until smooth. Pour through a sieve to remove the seeds then return to the […]

Kiwi Sorbet

Ingredients:* 8-10 kiwi, peeled1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup water2 tablespoons lime juice Directions. In a small pan, heat water and sugar until sugar is dissolved. Cool the syrup. In a blender or food processor, pulse syrup, juice and kiwi until almost smooth. Pour the mixture in an ice cream maker and […]