SORBETS

24 May

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     SORBETS

Sorbet  is a frozen dessert made from sweetened water flavoured with fruit (typically juice or purée). Sorbet is derived from the persian  word “sherbet”. There are many different types and flavours of sorbets. You can experiment with your  favorite cocktail or fruit drink . Here are 4 easy sorbet recipies i like.

LEMONADE TEA SORBET

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adapted from cooking light

Ingredients:-

  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 4 regular-sized  tea bags
  • 3/4 cup sugar 
  • 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice (about 4 lemons)
  • 1 cup ice water
  • Mint sprigs (optional)

METHOD:-

 Combine 2 cups boiling water and tea bags in a large bowl; steep for 5 minutes. Discard tea bags. Add sugar to tea mixture, stirring until sugar dissolves. Cool completely. Stir in juice and 1 cup ice water; chill 1 hour.. . Spoon sorbet into a freezer-safe container. Cover and freeze 1 hour or until firm. Garnish with mint sprigs.

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        Buttermilk sorbet

This is a simple refreshing sorbet . For my indian taste buds What could be better than soft  creamy yoghurt sorbet.

INGREDIENTS:-

  1. 2 cups buttermilk
  2. 1/4 cup sugar
  3. 1/2 cup milk

METHOD:-

Combine sugar and lemon juice and mix till the sugar dissolves. Add the milk and mix. Place in an ice cream maker and freeze for an hour or until firm then place in serving bowls and garnish with fresh mint leaves.

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