Cherry Sorbet

Cherry Sorbet

Try this cherry sorbet recipe with a dollop of lightly sweetened whipped cream or some more chopped cherries on top.

From EatingWell: May/June 2012
Yield: 8 servings, about 1/2 cup each
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes to 3 hours

Ingredients

  1. 4 cups pitted sour or sweet cherries, fresh or frozen (not thawed, see Tips)
  2. 1 cup water
  3. 2-4 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar or superfine sugar

Preparation

  1. Puree cherries, water and sugar to taste in a blender until smooth. Strain through a fine sieve, pressing on the solids to extract as much liquid as possible. (Discard solids.) Process in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer’s directions until firm and slushy. Transfer to an airtight container and freeze until ready to serve.

Tips & Notes

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 46 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 11 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 1 g fiber; 3 mg sodium; 134 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (20% daily value)

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 fruit