Refreshing Lime Sherbet
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.
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Process: 20 min./batch + freezing
Makesabout 2-1/2 quarts
- 4-1/4 cups sugar
- 1-1/2 cups lime juice
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons grated lime zest
- 7-1/2 cups whole milk
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1 drop green food coloring, optional
- In a bowl, combine sugar, lime juice, lemon juice and lime zest 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.
Editor's Note: Recipe may need to be frozen in two batches.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 191 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 43mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Refreshing Lime Sherbet in Taste of Home December/January 2000
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