Mojito Sorbet

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No need to decide between dessert and an after-dinner drink. This Mojito Sorbet combines both in one sweet package! Rather than sugary mojito mix, this fresh mint sorbet recipe calls for just a handful of real ingredients (yes, including rum).

Mojito Sorbet
Photo: Kritsada Panichgul
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cool Time:
1 hrs
Chill Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
6

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup water

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves

  • ½ cup lime juice

  • 3 tablespoon light-color rum

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan heat and stir the water, sugar, and mint over medium heat just until simmering, stirring to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat. Transfer to a medium bowl. Cover and cool in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.

  2. Strain mixture through a fine-mesh sieve; discard mint leaves. Stir in lime juice. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours.

  3. In a 1-quart ice cream freezer, freeze chilled mixture according to manufacturer's directions for 10 minutes. Add rum; continue freezing according to manufacturer's directions. Transfer to a freezer container. Cover and ripen in the freezer for at least 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

158 Calories
37g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 158
% Daily Value *
Sodium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Total Sugars 34g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 8.3mg 42%
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 95mg 2%
Folate, total 20.2mcg

*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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