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Pineapple Sherbet Recipe

Pineapple Sherbet Recipe

This was a favorite dessert at Thanksgiving and Christmas when we all gathered at Grandma's house - the holidays weren't complete without her delicious homemade sherbet. I remember those days fondly whenever I make it.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + freezing YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 1 quart buttermilk
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1-1/3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well. Cover and freeze for 1 hour. Stir; return to freezer for at least 2 hours before serving. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 269 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 130mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (47g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein .

Reviews for Pineapple Sherbet

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Reviewed Jul. 7, 2013

"I tried this years ago when TOH first published it and it remains one of my favorite frozen desserts."

Trilby Yost
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2010

"Yum! This recipe makes a more tangy sherbet than the the commercial kind. My family enjoys and appreciates the homemade version so much more."

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