Lemon-Avocado Sherbet


For uber-creamy sherbet, combine avocado and half-and-half or cream for the custard-like base.

Lemon-Avocado Sherbet
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
10 mins
Freeze Time:
4 hrs
Stand Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 25 mins


  • 1 large avocado, halved, seeded, peeled, and cut up

  • 1 cup half-and-half or light cream

  • cup powdered sugar

  • ½ teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel

  • cup lemon juice

  • Lemon peel strips and/or fresh mint leaves (optional)


  1. In a blender combine avocado, half-and-half, powdered sugar, finely shredded lemon peel, and lemon juice. Cover and blend until smooth. Pour avocado mixture into a 2-quart square baking dish. Cover and freeze for at least 4 hours or until firm.

  2. To serve, let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes. Cut into squares and divide among serving bowls. If desired, garnish with lemon peel strips and/or mint leaves.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

112 Calories
7g Fat
12g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 112
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 6.5mg 33%
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 0.4mg 2%

*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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