Lime Sorbet


An easy to make refreshing frozen dessert that is tart yet sweet. It pairs well with fresh fruit.The younger set love crisp cookie sorbet sandwiches.


2 C water

2 C sugar

16-20  limes

1 T lime zest


Products and Tools needed

Sugar,water,limes, a juicer, microplane, and ice cream/yogurt maker*

Simple Sugar

In small pan add 2 cups of sugar and 2 cups of water. Do not stir. Bring water to boil. Then simmer for 5-7 minutes. Remove from heat and cool. This maybe made days ahead of time and refrigerated.


Making Sorbet

Place Cuianart Yogurt bowl in freezer 24 hours before making sorbet.

Zest limes using microplane. After zesting, juice limes and add juice and zest to the simple sugar. Mix and then place in freezer 2-3 hours.


Place yogurt/ice cream bowl onto  ice cream maker and add sorbet mixture. Place paddle into bowl and add lid and turn on. Churn for 20 – 30 minutes.*

Remove frozen sorbet from maker and serve or place in covered container in freezer for further snacking.

Serve with favorite fruit or perhaps an ice cream sandwich. We served on Cinco de Mayo spritz cookies.

Happy eating!


*Sorbets can be made without a ice cream maker. Place sorbet in shallow container. Freeze then remove and fork smash. Continue this step until desired consistency is achieved,

*Length of time on machine depends on how cold the sorbet/sherbert mixture is before placing in freezer bowl. I have had sorbets that were done in 7 minutes and some that took 40 minutes.

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