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Mint Sorbet Recipe


Use any variety of garden mint you have on hand for this recipe; they all work well. Served between courses, this makes a refreshing palate cleanser.

Prep Time: 2 hours, 5 minutes

Cook Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours, 8 minutes


  • 1 packed cup chopped mint leaves
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup sweet white wine
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice


In medium saucepan over medium heat, bring the chopped mint, water, and sugar to a simmer. Cover the pan, lower the heat slightly, and cook for about 3 minutes, until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and cool the mixture to room temperature. Stir in the white wine and lemon juice. Chill the mixture for 2 hours. Freeze in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

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