Fresh Lemon Sorbet

Kids clamor for this frozen lemonade-in-a-cup dessert.

  • Makes: 9 servings
  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cool: 1 hr
  • Freeze: 6 hrs
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Fresh Lemon Sorbet
cup sugar
cups water
teaspoon finely shredded lemon or lime peel
cup fresh lemon or lime juice
few drops of yellow or green food coloring
  1. Bring water and sugar to boiling in a saucepan. Remove from heat; cool thoroughly. Cover and chill. Combine syrup, peel, and juice in a 9x9x2-inch baking pan. Add food coloring. Cover; freeze 3 to 4 hours or until almost firm.
  2. Break frozen mixture into small chunks. Transfer to a chilled mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy but not melted. Transfer to a 4- to 6-cup freezer container; cover and freeze until firm.
  3. To serve, let stand at room temperature for 5 minutes before serving. Makes 9 (1/2-cup) servings.
From the Test Kitchen
Food exchanges:

1/2 bread.

Nutrition Facts (Fresh Lemon Sorbet)
    Per serving:
  • 89 kcal cal.,
  • 3 mg sodium,
  • 23 g carb.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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