Chocolate Sherbet

This deliciously creamy chocolate sherbet is exactly what we want to satisfy our chocolate cravings. To make it even more decadent, sprinkle on extra chopped chocolate once the sherbet is ready to serve.

Chocolate Sherbet
Photo: Scott Little
Prep Time:
25 mins
Freeze Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 25 mins


  • 8 ounce 70%-or-greater-cacao chocolate or bittersweet chocolate, chopped

  • 2 cup water

  • cup sugar

  • ½ cup whole milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 ounce 70%-or-greater-cacao chocolate or bittersweet chocolate (optional)


  1. Reserve 1/2 cup of the 8 ounces chopped chocolate; cover and set aside. In a medium saucepan, stir together remaining chopped chocolate, the water, sugar, and whole milk. Bring to boiling, whisking constantly. Boil gently for 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Cover and chill overnight.

  2. Stir the reserved 1/2 cup chopped chocolate into the chilled chocolate mixture. Freeze mixture in a 1-quart ice cream freezer according to manufacturers directions. Allow to firm up in freezer for 4 hours before serving.

  3. To serve, scoop into small glasses or dishes. If desired, chop the 1 ounce chocolate; sprinkle over individual servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

151 Calories
6g Fat
23g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 151
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Protein 1g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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