Sour Cherry Sorbet

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + freezing


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 12, 2022
My mother-in-law has a sour cherry tree in her yard that yields many quarts of cherries each June, and this is a great way to use some up. This frosty sweet-sour sorbet is a refreshing treat on a hot summer day. —Carol Gaus, Itasca, Illinois


  • 3 cups frozen pitted tart cherries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup white wine or grape juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Place cherries in a food processor; cover and process until smooth. Add remaining ingredients; cover and pulse until blended. Pour into a freezer container. Cover and freeze until firm.

Nutrition Facts

1/3 cup: 175 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 198mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (40g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.