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Creamy Lime Sherbet Recipe

Creamy Lime Sherbet Recipe

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 YIELD:16 servings


  • 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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 177 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 66mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.

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WisconsinG User ID: 4499424 17353
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2013

"Wonderful and tasty!"

Nerina User ID: 6092631 23466
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."

dwilfer User ID: 6972953 49331
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2013

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

reed01 User ID: 7163646 17295
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2013

"Delisous grandbabies love it and they love helping"

Appleaday User ID: 6277061 28482
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

"Sherbet does have milk and this is delicious."

dovecanyon User ID: 6559068 61146
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

"@ lucy: LMGTFY (let me google that for you) Googled "sugar free desserts, and got 18,600,000 entries. Or try, lot's of good stuff there. This recipe, while more of an ice-cream than a sherbet, is excellent- both in taste and texture!"

lucy_goosy_99 User ID: 4521573 23464
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

"this is very good but how a bout a wat to make these recipes with spelda would be nie just a thougt from some one who would love all these thing i can not eat and is killing me ,,,lucy"

PDeshler User ID: 5927254 46757
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

"This is ice cream, not sherbert."

peachynonni User ID: 4215913 53069
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

"This turned out perfect, now I want to try adding other flavors!"

MZ7727 User ID: 6340272 22625
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

"I always heard that sherberts did not use milk or cream.


Sugarbearchef User ID: 4480824 52670
Reviewed May. 19, 2011

"This is so refreshing on a hot day. Super yummy lime flavor, I'm thinking of adding a little mint to it this summer. This is a keeper!"

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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