Monday, January 18, 2010

Simple Lime Sorbet

Recipe can also be used for lemon, grapefruit or orange sorbet; simply substitute juice for your favourite citrus fruit.

Serves 6-8

1 tbsp gelatine
1 1/2 cups cold water
1/2 cup boiling water
1 cup sugar
1 cup lime juice

Sprinkle gelatine over 1/2 cup cold water in medium pan.
Stand for 10 min.
Add boiling water & stir over low heat until gelatine is dissolved.
Add sugar & stir without boiling until it's dissolved.
Add remaining cold water & strained juice.
Pour into freezer trays & freeze for 2-3 hours until just firm.
Alternatively, pour into bowl of ice cream maker according to manufacturer's instructions.
Scrape or scoop frozen mixture into chilled dessert dishes or wine glasses.
Garnish with citrus leaves or shreds of lime rind.

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