Recipes and Cooking Raspberry-Pear Sorbet 4.8 (4) By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on August 1, 2009 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 3 mins Stand Time: 30 mins Freeze Time: 10 hrs Total Time: 10 hrs 53 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup sugar 1 pint fresh raspberries 1 medium pear, peeled, cored, and cut up ⅓ cup lime juice 1 tablespoon pear liqueur or vodka (optional) ⅛ teaspoon salt Fresh raspberries (optional) Directions For simple syrup, in a small saucepan bring 1 cup water and the sugar to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Place in refrigerator to cool. Meanwhile, for puree, in food processor combine the 1 pint raspberries, pear, lime juice, pear liqueur, and salt. Cover; process 30 seconds or until smooth. Strain mixture through a fine-mesh sieve to remove seeds; discard seeds. Stir in chilled simple syrup. Spread mixture in an 8x8x2-inch baking pan. Cover; freeze 4 hours or until solid. Break up mixture with a fork; place in food processor. Cover; process 30 seconds or until smooth. Transfer to 1-quart freezer container; cover and freeze sorbet 6 to 8 hours or until solid. To serve, let stand at room temperature 5 minutes before scooping. Serve with additional raspberries. Makes 6 (1/2-cup) servings Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 106 Calories 27g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 106 % Daily Value * Sodium 51mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 27g 10% Total Sugars 22g Protein 1g Vitamin C 15.9mg 80% Calcium 20.2mg 2% Iron 0.4mg 2% Potassium 112mg 2% Folate, total 12.1mcg *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.