Lime and basil sorbet

Lime and basil sorbet


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About this recipe: A refreshing sorbet with a wonderfully fresh taste. Don't be shocked by the addition of basil - the flavours work well together.

Mark Logan

Serves: 8 

  • 200g caster sugar
  • 250ml water
  • 180ml fresh lime juice
  • 20 fresh basil leaves, minced

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:2hr freezing  ›  Ready in:2hr35min 

  1. Make a syrup by bringing the sugar and water to the boil in a small saucepan; allow to boil 1 minute; remove from heat.
  2. Combine the sugar syrup, lime juice and basil in a blender; puree. Pour the mixture into a container and cover; store in freezer until completely frozen, about 2 hours.
  3. Break the frozen mixture into pieces and place in the blender; blend until smooth. Return to the container and cover. Store in freezer until ready to serve.

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