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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 juice for it. I often double the's so refreshing on a hot summer day.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    about 2 quarts


  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1-1/2 cups orange juice
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) unsweetened crushed pineapple


  • In a large saucepan, heat milk over medium heat until bubbles form around sides of pan. Set aside to cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine orange juice and sugar thoroughly. Stir in milk. Transfer to an 11x7-in. dish; freeze until mushy.
  • Transfer mixture to a bowl and whip. Add pineapple and juices. Return to dish and freeze.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 97 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 23mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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  • Maryseibert
    Aug 31, 2011

    Great taste and very easy to make.

  • bdett
    May 1, 2008

    This sounds good.. added to my recipe box.  bdett