Lime Basil Sorbet Recipe


Lime Basil Sorbet is very refreshing and delicious summer treat to serve your family and friends!  The Lime Basil Sorbet flavors are a clean, refreshing, and with a citrus note.

It will surprise you how easy a sorbet is to make as they are a dessert that consists of frozen fruit juice or a simple combination of fresh fruit or fruit juice with sugar.  Sorbets are the perfect summer dessert to serve your family or friends.  In fact, the beauty of sorbets lies in its simplicity!


Lime Basil Sorbet


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Lime Basil Sorbet Recipe:

Lime Basil Sorbet Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Servings: 8
  • 1 1/4 Cups sugar, granulated 
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Cup lime juice, freshly-squeezed (approx 6 limes)
  • 18 to 20 basil, fresh, finely chopped
  • 1 sprig basil, fresh for garnish, per serving
  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar and water.  Stir until mixture comes to a boil; boil 1 minute.  Remove from heat.

  2. In a food processor or blender, puree lime juice, sugar mixture, and chopped basil leaves.

  3. Ice Cream Maker - Transfer mixture to ice cream maker, process according to manufacturer's instructions.

  4. Freezer Method - Pour into container, cover, and place mixture in the freezer.  When it is semi-solid, mash it up with a fork and refreeze again.  When frozen, place in a food processor or blender and process until smooth.  Cover and refreeze until serving time.  When ready to serve, use a melon baller and place 3 scoops in a stemmed glass.  Garnish with a sprig of fresh basil and serve.

  5. Can be prepared 3 days in advance.  Cover and keep frozen.

  6. Makes 8 to 10 servings.



Basil    Ice Cream, Sorbets & Granitas    Limes    Summer   

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