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Homemade Blueberry Lemon Sorbet

by Nellie

For an amazing easy dessert check out this great Homemade Blueberry Lemon Sorbet! Made with fresh ingredients, you will love this treat!

What exactly is sorbet?

Sorbet is basically a frozen dessert made from fruit, most commonly berries. Sorbet is lighter and easier to digest than ice cream since it does not include milk or eggs.

While sorbet can be made with many different fruits, blueberries are one of my favorites! Blueberries are packed full of nutrients like vitamin C and antioxidants. They also have a natural sweetness that is perfect for making desserts.

How do you make a sorbet not icy?

The key to making a smooth, not icy, sorbet is to use ripe fruit and to puree the fruit until it is completely smooth. You also want to make sure that you add enough sugar to the mixture. The sugar helps to prevent the sorbet from freezing solid.

What type of blueberries should I use?

When making a blueberry sorbet, you want to look for fresh blueberries that are ripe, but not overly soft. You can also use frozen or wild blueberries if you prefer, though the flavor may be slightly different from fresh berries.

Whatever type of blueberries you choose, make sure to puree them thoroughly so that your sorbet comes out smooth and creamy.

If you are looking for an easy, yet delicious dessert, then I highly recommend trying out this Homemade Blueberry Sorbet! Whether you use fresh or frozen blueberries, the result will always be a decadent treat that your friends and family will love.

What ingredients do you need for this homemade blueberry sorbet?

6 cups fresh blueberries, washed and rinsed

· 4 1/2 tbsp honey

· freshly squeezed juice from 2 lemons

· 2 tsp lemon zest grab the zest before juicing the lemon

· 2/3 cup cold water

You don’t need any simple syrup, corn syrup or even an ice cream maker to make this blueberry lemon sorbet. It’s a simple recipe with fresh fruit and it’s a great way to cool off on a hot summer day. This easy blueberry sorbet recipe finished product has simple ingredients and it’s a great recipe for blueberry season. The lemon juice added to the blueberry mixture is the best party of this tasty treat!

I love going to the farmers market and buying gallons of blueberries. This is a wonderful recipe that makes a smoother sorbet. Plus there is only a handful of ingredients with no additional sugar added.

The blueberry puree gives a creamy texture and the best part is how smooth it is! No ice cream machine needed! To avoid ice crystals be sure to save leftovers in a freezer-safe container.

Homemade Blueberry Lemon Sorbet
Yield: 1 quart

Homemade Blueberry Lemon Sorbet

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours 6 seconds
Total Time: 8 hours 5 minutes 6 seconds

A super healthy and tasty treat, this homemade blueberry lemon sorbet is so great for dessert!

Ingredients

  • 6 cups fresh blueberries, washed and rinsed
  • · 4 1/2 tbsp honey
  • · freshly squeezed juice from 2 lemons
  • · 2 tsp lemon zest grab the zest before juicing the lemon
  • · 2/3 cup water

Instructions

  1. Place your washed blueberries in the freezer for up to six hours, but preferably overnight.
  2. Add your blueberries, honey, lemon juice, lemon zest, and water to your blender or food processor. Blend until smooth.
  3. Transfer your sorbet to a freezer-safe container or serve immediately and enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 166Total Fat 1gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 28mgCarbohydrates 44gFiber 5gSugar 34gProtein 2g

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