A friend who loved to entertain gave me the recipe for this lovely sorbet. Serving it as a refreshing special course adds a bit of elegance to my favorite meal. If you don't have an ice cream freezer, put the mixture into ice cube trays and stir occasionally while freezing. Mix in a blender when ready to serve.
This recipe highlights how easy it is to make homemade sorbet. You’ll need the ice cream maker attachment for the KitchenAid stand mixer and make sure you place it in the freezer several hours before you make this recipe. Within 20 minutes, you’ll have fresh sorbet. When berries are at the height of their season, feel free to use fresh. You’ll need about 3 cups of fresh mixed fruit to get 2-1/2 cups of puree.
I clipped this recipe out of the newspaper several years ago and then modified it to suit my family’s taste. It serves as a casual dessert or it makes a lovely presentation in pretty glass dessert dishes with the raspberry sauce drizzled over it.
Simple, super-quick and pretty as a picture, this dainty, refreshing treat from our Test Kitchen will melt any resistance to dessert! Best of all, it couldn’t be easier to make. Garnish with fresh blackberries, blueberries and raspberries—or frozen. Vary the sorbet according to your preference. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Strawberries, watermelon and three other items are all you need for this freezer treat that's virtually free of fat. A friend gave me the recipe, promising it was the ultimate in refreshing, summer desserts. I couldn't agree more. —Jill Swavely, Green Lane, Pennsylvania
After scooping out the watermelon for this pretty pink sorbet, I freeze the rind shell to use as a serving bowl for the scoops. We also put out bowls of chocolate chips and jimmies so our guests can sprinkle on their own "seeds".—Heide Grable, Raleigh, North Carolina
Whether you offer it as a dessert or as a palate cleanser between courses, this sweet-tart sorbet will hit the spot. I recommend letting it freeze for a day in the freezer before eating. —Gwen Pratesi, Smyrna, Georgia
While looking looking for new ways to use my favorite herb—fresh mint—I decided to create a frosty treat that was healthy, too. A dish of this pretty sorbet is the perfect ending to a summer meal. —Jess Apfe, Berkeley, California