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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

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

Sweet White Wine

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


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WisconsinG 17353
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2013

"Wonderful and tasty!"

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Nerina 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."

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dwilfer 49331
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2013

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

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reed01 17295
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2013

"Delisous grandbabies love it and they love helping"

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Appleaday 28482
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

"Sherbet does have milk and this is delicious."

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dovecanyon 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 www.recipes.splenda.com, lot's of good stuff there. This recipe, while more of an ice-cream than a sherbet, is excellent- both in taste and texture!"

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lucy_goosy_99 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"

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PDeshler 46757
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

"This is ice cream, not sherbert."

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peachynonni 53069
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

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

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MZ7727 22625
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

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

So??"

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