One spoonful of the cool, fresh-tasting and delicious treat and you'll never eat store-bought lime sherbet again! It's terrific following a heavy meal, on a hot summer day or anytime your taste buds are bored.
- 4-1/4 cups sugar
- 1-1/2 cups lime juice
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons grated lime peel
- 7-1/2 cups milk
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1 drop green food coloring, optional
- In a bowl, combine sugar, lime juice, lemon juice and lime peel until well blended. Gradually stir in milk, buttermilk and food coloring if desired; mix well. Pour into the cylinder of an ice cream freezer and freeze according to manufacturer's directions. Remove from the freezer 10 minutes before serving. Yield: about 2-1/2 quarts.
Originally published as Refreshing Lime Sherbet in Taste of Home December/January 2000, p29
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Reviewed Oct. 6, 2010
"I love lime sherbet and you are quite right - I'll never buy it again when I can make it taste so good!!"