This fresh strawberry sorbet is incredibly bright tasting and refreshing. It’s equally welcome as a warm afternoon refreshment or a shocking palate cleanser in the dead of winter. Make sure to use fresh berries for this recipes, as frozen strawberries are often lacking in flavor.
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar
- 4/5 cup water
- 3 1/2 cups strawberries, hulled, pureed, and strained
- 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons vodka or berry wine
In a small saucepan, bring the sugar and water to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for about 5 minutes, until the mixture reduces in volume and thickens. Chill the syrup for at least 30 minutes, until it is slightly cool. Process the syrup, strained strawberries, lemon juice, and vodka in a blender until the mixture is smooth. Freeze the strawberry puree in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
This recipe makes 6 servings of strawberry sorbet.