Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Blackberry Daiquiri Sherbet

The summer I decided to try making sherbet, which is one of my favorites, blackberries were in season in my mom's garden. I love the flavor of daiquiris, and the two blend together beautifully! —Shelly L. Bevington, Hermiston, Oregon

Sherbet Cream Cake

8 reviews

For a show-stopping spring or summer dessert, serve this colorful, refreshing "cake." This recipe takes a little time to prepare,...


Sherbet Surprise

2 reviews

From Mankato, Kansas, Barbara Thomas shares this frozen dessert that's an attractive change of pace from ice cream cakes. Scoops...


Bing Cherry Sherbet

2 reviews

I only need four ingredients to whip up this pretty, cherry-studded sherbet in my ice cream maker. The recipe is...


Orange Soda Sherbet

2 reviews

For birthdays, we pull out the old-fashioned ice cream maker and crank out a sherbet made with orange soda. We're...

Coconut-Pineapple Sherbet Torte

1 review

I made up this torte one afternoon, and when I served it that night, it vanished within minutes. That's when...


Watermelon Cranberry Sherbet

5 reviews

Nothing beats a juicy watermelon in warm summer weather-unless it's this frosty sherbet. A dash of cranberry juice adds a...

Black Cherry Sherbet

8 reviews

"When making this yummy recipe with the kids, I use a sugar substitute and caffeine-free black cherry soda-for obvious reasons!"


Swirled Sherbet Dessert

38 reviews

“Lemon and orange sherbet are swirled over a coconut-and-pecan crust in this lovely, refreshing dessert,” says Agnes Ward of Stratford,...


Jeweled Sherbet Mold

Besides being a colorful addition to any holiday buffet, this dessert keeps well and is deliciously different.


Sherbet Watermelon

1 review

I usually double this recipe so I can have one dessert on hand for family and friends who stop by...

Fruity Pineapple Sherbet

This fruity sherbet is especially refreshing, according to subscriber Martha Sue Stroud of Clarksville, Texas. "I fix it all summer...


Strawberry Sherbet

When our boys were young and always hungry, we'd heed to our strawberry patch and gather fruit for this sherbet....


Refreshing Cranberry Sherbet

Heavy holiday dinners call for a refreshing dessert such as this colorful sherbet. Lemonade and orange juice a pleasant citrus...


Raspberry Sherbet Wreath

—Susan Brown, Northglenn, Colorado


Homemade Lime Sherbet

2 reviews

My luncheon guests are always impressed when I serve this smooth, refreshing dessert garnished with candied edible flowers. The sherbet's...

Grandma’s Orange Milk Sherbet

My dear grandma made this sherbet for my birthday party in the 1930's. She squeezed whole oranges to get the...


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Sherbet-Filled Angel Food Cake

Here’s a cool way to treat angel food cake: Fill it with sherbet or ice cream. We finish this cake...


Rainbow Sherbet Dessert

16 reviews

Macaroons, pecans and layers of fruity sherbet combine in this beautiful, special dessert. Try garnishing with fresh strawberries and just...