strawberry-lemon sorbet

lemons and strawberries

Though the window air conditioning unit we recently purchased has most likely saved our lives, we’re still not quite immune to the evil temperatures lurking just outside our door.

And this is where frozen treats swoop in to save the day.

dun dun Dun!

a scoop of strawberry lemon sorbet

This strawberry lemon sorbet is sweet, tart, velvety, and possesses the power to cool you down. At least for a couple of minutes. I mean, the mercury has been hovering around 100 ’round here as of late.


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Strawberry-Lemon Sorbet (adapted from smitten kitchen)

makes 1 1/2 quarts

1 lemon, seeded and chopped

2 cups sugar

2 pounds strawberries, hulled

juice of 1-2 lemons

Pulse chopped lemon and sugar in a food processor until pulverized. Add strawberries and process until pureed. Add the juice of 1-2 lemons, to taste. The lemon flavor should be intense but not overpowering.

Put mixture into a bowl and set in the fridge to chill to about 40 degrees; once chilled, transfer to your ice cream maker and churn until frozen.

5 responses to “strawberry-lemon sorbet”

  1. anne says:

    Wow!! gorgeous website!! congrats and many thanks for making all these incredible recipes available online.

  2. nancy lendved says:

    Jennifer — This site is such a lovely reflection of you! I am so impressed and inspired. I know this is just the beginning of something that will bring you much satisfaction and your followers much delight!

  3. Nanette says:

    Good job on the web site!
    You have been very creative since you were tiny and I always look forward to seeing, or eating your next masterpiece :)
    Time to come home and cook for us again!

  4. Christy says:

    Nicely done! I love it :)

  5. Jen says:

    Thanks, everyone! Love you!

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