Sweet Cherry Sorbet

This delicious summer treat is perfect for backyard barbecues, a relaxing evening by the pool or other fun gatherings. Made from fresh Dark Sweet cherries, this dessert contains minimal ingredients and can easily be prepared by your family together!

YIELD: 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

    • 4 cups fresh Dark Sweet cherries, pitted and halved
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 1 cup cub soda

METHOD

    1. Puree cherries, sugar and lemon juice in food processor or blender.
    2. Pour mixture into a 2-quart saucepan; bring to a boil and cook 3 minutes. Cool thoroughly and stir in club soda.
    3.  Pour into shallow 8-inch baking pan; freeze 1-1/2 hours or until edges are solid, but center is slushy.  Spoon frozen mixture into food processor or blender; process to a coarse texture.
    4. Repeat step 3 after 1-1/2 hours. Freeze 6 hours or longer.

Note: preparation time takes 20 minutes to prepare mixture and mixture freezes for a total of 8 to 9 hours.

 

Nutritional Analysis Per Serving: 204 Cal., 2 g pro., 13 g fat (6% Cal from fat), 50 g carb, 0 mg chol., 2 g fiber, 12 mg sodium.

 

Recipe created by: Northwest Cherries