Creamy Lime Sherbet Recipe
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Creamy Lime Sherbet Recipe

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The lime flavor in this cool, creamy treat is perfect for hot summer days. The pastel color makes it so pretty whether served in a dish or a cone. —Mary Beth Dell Spiess, Industry, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Process: 20 min./batch + freezing
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Process: 20 min./batch + freezing
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (3 ounces) lime gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 can (6 ounces) frozen limeade concentrate, thawed
  • Dash salt
  • 4 cups milk
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 8 drops green food coloring, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 177 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 66 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in water. Stir in the sugar, limeade and salt until sugar is dissolved. Add remaining ingredients.
  2. Fill cylinder of ice cream freezer two-thirds full; freeze according to the manufacturer’s directions. Refrigerate remaining mixture until ready to freeze. When sherbet is frozen, transfer to a freezer container; freeze for 2-4 hours before serving. Yield: about 2 quarts.
Originally published as Creamy Lime Sherbet in Taste of Home June/July 1998, p67

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 177 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 66 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Aug. 18, 2013

Wonderful and tasty!

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Reviewed Jul. 15, 2013

SORBET does not have dairy; sherbet DOES. I made this without an ice cream maker (time consuming, but doable!) and it is tasty.

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Reviewed Jul. 14, 2013

It was easy to make and make ahead to take along. Light and refreshing .

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Reviewed Jul. 14, 2013

Delisous grandbabies love it and they love helping

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Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

Sherbet does have milk and this is delicious.

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