This Pear-Ginger sorbet is so simple to make! You'll get rave
reviews on this sorbet.
Ice Cream, Sorbet, Granita, & Gelato Recipes recipes.
Yields: 6 servings
Prep time: 15 min
1 (29-ounce) can pear halves in heavy syrup
1/4 cup granulated
1 to 2 tablespoons (packed) finely chopped crystallized ginger (according to your taste)
1 teaspoon grated
Drain syrup from pears into small bowl. In a saucepan over
medium-high heat, bring 1 cup of the reserved syrup and the
sugar to boiling, stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved;
remove from heat and let cool.
In a blender or food processor,
add pears, 1/2 at a time; cover and purée until smooth. Add
cooled pear/sugar mixture, ginger, lemon zest, and lemon juice;
purée again just until smooth. Pour mixture in a flat freezer
container. Freeze until partially frozen, 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
Remove from freezer, place into blender or food processor; blend on medium speed until smooth and
fluffy. Return to freezer container and freeze until firm, approximately 3 hours.
NOTE: Can be prepared 3 days in advance. Cover and keep
When ready to serve, remove from freezer and let stand at
room temperature about 10 minutes before serving. Scoop sorbet
into individual serving dishes or glasses. Garnish each serving
with a dash of ground ginger, fresh mint sprig, or a sprinkling
of finely chopped crystallized ginger.
Makes 6 servings.