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Creamy Lime Sherbet

 Creamy Lime Sherbet
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
16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Process: 20 min./batch + freezing


  • 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


  • In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in water. Stir in the sugar,
  • limeade and salt until sugar is dissolved. Add remaining
  • ingredients.
  • 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.
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.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white

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Creamy Lime Sherbet (continued)

Wine (continued)
wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.