Tantalising watermelon sorbet

Recipe from: 09 July 2015
recipes, fruit,sweet things

Ingredients 3
Servings 2 litres
Time 40 min + freezing time

Ingredients

  • 125
    ml
    sugar
  • 1
    l
    watermelon cubes, deseeded
  • 60
    ml
    fresh lemon juice
 

Method

 
Stir sugar into 250ml water over medium heat until the sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil, remove from heat and let the syrup cool completely.
Blend the watermelon and lemon juice in a food processor until smooth. Gradually add the syrup – only 200ml at first – and mix through. Taste and, if you’d like it sweeter, add the remaining syrup. Scrape out into a suitable bowl, cover and place in the freezer.
Freeze the sorbet for about 4 hours; the sides should be hard but the centre should only be partially frozen. Remove from freezer, scrape into food processor and blend until smooth. Return to the freezer bowl and freeze for another 4 to 10 hours. Allow to defrost slightly before serving.

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