Basil and Lime Sorbet

Basil and Lime Sorbet


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This delicious sorbet combines basil and lime in a perfect, light dessert. Easy to make without an ice cream maker.

Mark Logan

Serves: 8 

  • 1 cup (220g) sugar
  • 1 cup (250ml) water
  • 3/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 20 fresh basil leaves, minced

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:2hours freezing  ›  Ready in:2hours35min 

  1. Make a simple syrup by bringing the sugar and water to a boil in a small saucepan; allow to boil 1 minute; remove from heat.
  2. Combine the syrup, lime juice and basil in a blender; puree. Pour the mixture into a container and cover; store in freezer until completely frozen; about 2 hours.
  3. Break the frozen mixture into pieces and place in the blender; blend until smooth. Return to the container and cover. Store in freezer until ready to serve.

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