Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Homemade Black Cherry Sherbet






I love sherbet. Almost more than ice cream....Almost. I never thought that I could make ice cream without an ice cream maker until last week when I found the two ingredient ice cream recipe. Since that turned out so well I went on a quest to find a homemade sherbet recipe that didn't require an ice cream maker. I was so happy when I found one. I was worried about the sherbet being the right consistency but it turned out great! What a tasty refreshing summertime treat!

Homemade Black Cherry Sherbet

Ingredients
1 lb cherries (I bought frozen cherries with the pits already removed)
1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 cup milk ( I used 2 percent)

Put all the ingredients into a food processor or blender and process until pureed and creamy. Add additional milk as needed to improve the consistency and stop occasionally to scrape down the sides. Be careful not to over-process the sherbet into liquid. Serve immediately or freeze. To serve later, just allow 10 to 15 minutes for the sherbet to soften at room temperature. Enjoy!

4 comments:

  1. This sounds amazing!

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  2. Yum! I am seriously drooling over here.

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  3. That looks to die for! I have wanted to make ice cream but don't want to spend money on a ice cream maker. Thanks for sharing this week at The Gathering Spot. It's always a pleasure to see what you're up to :) Have a wonderful week.

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  4. MmmM - this looks so good! I've always wanted to make ice cream and sherbet without an ice cream maker. Thanks so much for posting this and linking up at Romance on a dime.

    I'm pinning this so I can make it sometime.

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