Fourth of July will be here before you know it! Sweeten your celebrations with this super-simple sorbet, straight from Heather Christo’s new book Pure Delicious. The recipe calls for just three ingredients and the result looks perfectly patriotic.

Red, White and Blue Berry Sorbet

BERRY SORBET
Serves 6 | Total Time: 20 minutes, plus 6 to 8 hours freezing time

Sorbet is one of the simplest things to make — no ice cream maker required — and the end result is as beautiful as it is delicious. This is a wonderful recipe to experiment with; you can swap out the berries for anything from pears to passion fruit.

Ingredients

2 cups plus 1 tablespoon granulated beet sugar
4 cups fresh or frozen berries
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine 2 cups of the sugar and 2 cups water and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring to make sure that the sugar has dissolved. Set the simple syrup aside to cool.
  2. In a food processor, combine the berries with the remaining 1 tablespoon sugar and the lemon juice. Puree until smooth. Pass the puree through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl, using a rubber spatula to press on the solids. Stir the puree into the simple syrup.
  3. Transfer the sorbet base to a freezer-safe container and freeze for at least 6 to 8 hours. Let the sorbet soften on the counter briefly before scooping and serving.

Reprinted from Pure Delicious by arrangement with Pam Krauss Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, A Penguin Random House Company. Copyright © 2017, Heather Christo LLC

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  • JayTe

    With respect, since most beet sugar in the US is GM I would recommend using something else for your sorbet.

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  • Yuum berry my favorite. It look delicious I wanna try to make this and share my experience with you. https://goo.gl/3hkQHW