How To Make Strawberry Sorbet

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How to make strawberry sorbet with mix? Strawberry sorbet is an open freezer, try to eliminate the mold on the strawberries and add sugar and vinegar, put it in the fridge, you can choose to cut the strawberries into slices before adding it into the sorbet. The pinch of salt can also make your taste buds become more interested, which will make it easier to eat.

Blending frozen strawberries in the food processor.

HOW TO MAKE HEALTHY STRAWBERRY SORBET

Now that we’ve got all these things figured out, it’s time to move on to the next step – how to make sorbet. I’ll tell you what you need to make this healthy sorbet recipe and I’ll let you decide if it’s easy or not. Personally, I don’t think it can be easier than this!

  1. First of all, you need fruit. I prefer fresh seasonal fruits to frozen ones because they taste better and they are sweeter, which means we don’t need to add too much sweetness.
  2. Second of all, we need something healthy to replace sugar. Check the list of sorbet ingredients below for a healthy alternative.
  3. Lastly, you’ll need a food processor to turn the healthy ingredients into a delicious strawberry sorbet that is nutritious and good for you.

That’s it. Strawberry sorbet is as simple as that. You don’t need an ice cream maker, BTW. Follow my steps for how to make sorbet without ice cream maker and enjoy this refreshing treat all spring and summer long.

Freshly made strawberry sorbet in the food processor.

INGREDIENTS IN HOMEMADE STRAWBERRY SORBET

A regular serving of fruit sorbet from ice cream shops or grocery stores can contain 40g of sugar. Like… whaaat?  Told you sorbet is not healthier than ice cream unless you learn how to make sorbet at home.

My sorbet ingredients for this homemade strawberry sorbet are pretty basic and I’m sure you already have them in your fridge or pantry. To make strawberry sorbet healthy, you need:

  • fresh or frozen strawberries
  • raw honey
  • warm water

If you want to make this strawberry sorbet vegan, use pure maple syrup instead of honey.  OR, if the strawberries are sweet enough, you might not even need to add any sweetener.

WHY ARE STRAWBERRIES GOOD FOR YOU?

I have to take a quick break from this low calorie sorbet to discuss the health benefits of strawberries. Promise I’ll make it quick. But I really have to talk about this because strawberries are so darn amazing!

Strawberries are…

  • low in calories – only 45 calories per serving (a serving = aprox. 8 medium strawberries)
  • a great source of vitamin C – 140% daily value;
  • a great source of fiber;
  • great source of folate;
  • low in sugar – only 7g of sugar per serving.

And they are good for:

  • blood sugar regulation;
  • your heart;
  • your mind;
  • your immune system.

That’s all I gotta say about strawberries today. But these are some impressive benefits. And now you’ve got more reasons to make this strawberry sorbet!

HOW TO WASH STRAWBERRIES FOR SORBET

Back to the strawberry sorbet, with a non-recipe related step, but a pretty important one. Since you won’t be cooking strawberries, it is important to wash them thoroughly to kill any bacteria. I also recommend buying organic strawberries since strawberries are highly sprayed fruits.

If you can’t find organic strawberries, soak them in a vinegar-water bath (4 parts water, 1 part white vinegar) for 20 minutes to reduce pesticide residue.  Or, just make sure to wash them very well in running water.

Close up of strawberry sorbet in the food processor.

HOW TO MAKE SORBET WITHOUT AN ICE CREAM MAKER

Usually, in order to make fruit sorbet or ice cream, you need an ice cream maker. And you have to prep the fruits, blend the fruits in a blender with the rest of the ingredients, chill this base for at least 1 hour, then churn the sorbet with an ice cream maker, then freeze the sorbet.

Simple steps, I know, but not everybody has an ice cream maker. Everybody deserves strawberry sorbet though so let’s see how to make sorbet without ice cream maker:

  1. if you use fresh strawberries, freeze for 2-3 hours or until solid (if you use frozen strawberries, skip this step);
  2. place the frozen strawberries in a food processor or heavy-duty blender and blend until smooth;
  3. if the consistency is not quite how you like it, add a little warm water to help along;
  4. add raw honey as needed for sweetness.

That’s pretty much it! Your strawberry sorbet is ready to eat if you like the soft texture. If you prefer a firm texture, freeze for 2-3 hours and then enjoy. ⠀

View from the top of homemade strawberry sorbet in a loaf pan.

HOW LONG DOES SORBET LAST IN THE FREEZER?

If you want to double or even triple the recipe to make strawberry sorbet for later, go ahead! You don’t have to worry about consistency! The consistency of this strawberry sorbet stays the same for about a month.

When you’re ready to eat your sorbet, remember to let it set out of the freezer for 5-10 minutes to soften before serving.

3-INGREDIENT STRAWBERRY SORBET

It’s sorbet time! And no sorbet is easier or tastier than 3-ingredient strawberry sorbet. It’s pure bliss.

No sorbet is easier or tastier than 3-ingredient strawberry sorbet made with vibrant, sweet and utterly succulent strawberries. This treat is low on calories and full of nutrients, vitamins and minerals, so snack away on this all-natural treat... without the guilt! | aheadofthyme.com

I mean who doesn’t love vibrant, sweet and utterly succulent strawberries? They are low in calories and are one of nature’s antioxidant powerhouses.In addition to strawberries high levels of natural antioxidants, like most fruits, they have tons of nutrients, vitamins and minerals that all contribute to overall health. So snack away on this refreshing and healthy treat… without any guilt.

No sorbet is easier or tastier than 3-ingredient strawberry sorbet made with vibrant, sweet and utterly succulent strawberries. This treat is low on calories and full of nutrients, vitamins and minerals, so snack away on this all-natural treat... without the guilt! | aheadofthyme.com
No sorbet is easier or tastier than 3-ingredient strawberry sorbet made with vibrant, sweet and utterly succulent strawberries. This treat is low on calories and full of nutrients, vitamins and minerals, so snack away on this all-natural treat... without the guilt! | aheadofthyme.com

Plus, all it takes is literally 5 minutes of prep time. You simply get those fresh berries and couple other ingredients into the blender, add some water and puree away. It’s as simple as that! Then just let your freezer do the rest and in a few hours you can scoop out a bowl of this refreshing, all-natural dessert for your friends and family. You will probably want to double this recipe because there won’t be much left once you have had a taste!

No sorbet is easier or tastier than 3-ingredient strawberry sorbet made with vibrant, sweet and utterly succulent strawberries. This treat is low on calories and full of nutrients, vitamins and minerals, so snack away on this all-natural treat... without the guilt! | aheadofthyme.com

3-INGREDIENT STRAWBERRY SORBET


No sorbet is easier or tastier than 3-ingredient strawberry sorbet made with vibrant, sweet and utterly succulent strawberries. This treat is low on calories and full of nutrients, vitamins and minerals, so snack away on this all-natural treat… without the guilt!


INGREDIENTS

  • 1 kg. strawberries, hulled and roughly chopped (approx. 6 cups)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ cup sugar or honey
  • ¼ cup cold water

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INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender. Process until smooth.
  2. Transfer the puree into a covered container and leave for 4 hours in the freezer.
  3. Take the sorbet out of the freezer and whisk to a slushy consistency.
  4.  Return to the freezer and leave to fully set overnight (or 4 more hours).

Strawberry Sorbet

  • YIELDMakes 1 1/2 quarts
  • TIME10 minutes

Strawberry Sorbet

Craig Lee for The New York Times

This mouthwatering summer sorbet is an adaptation of one served at the River Café in London. Yes, it calls for an entire lemon (rind and all), but trust us: the sweet of the strawberries and sugar, the tart and bitter of the lemon – it all works together beautifully. 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 whole lemon, seeded and roughly chopped
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 pounds strawberries, hulled
  •  Juice of 1 to 2 lemons
  •  Nutritional Information

PREPARATION

  1. Place the chopped lemon and sugar in a food processor, and pulse until combined. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. Purée the strawberries in a food processor, and add to the lemon mixture, along with the juice of 1 lemon. Taste and add more juice as desired. The lemon flavor should be intense but should not overpower the strawberries. Pour the mixture into an ice cream machine and churn until frozen.

STRAWBERRY SORBET

Light and refreshing, this easy Strawberry Sorbet is going to be your new favorite summer treat! Just 4 ingredients in this simple, delicious dessert! Looking to cool off? Try these yummy treats: Ice Cream Cake, Peanut Butter Icebox Cake and these Ice Cream Sandwiches!

strawberry sorbet recipe on gray plate in glass jars with fresh strawberry slices and text overlay

Strawberry Sorbet

Whether you’re growing your own strawberries or taking advantage of the excellent summer strawberry prices, strawberry treats are a must make during the summer.

Here in California, you can’t drive anywhere without encountering a strawberry stand or a you-pick strawberry patch. Even though my boys have entered the tween-teen stage of life, they still get excited about picking juicy red strawberries.

I might add, that we have dozens and dozens of strawberry plants in our own backyard but for some reason they seem less inclined to pick those… go figure.

We make all kinds of treats with our fresh strawberries but this strawberry sorbet is something special. Perfectly refreshing for those endless 100+ degree days that seem to hit sometime in mid-July and extend on through “fall”.

strawberry sorbet in three small glasses on gray plate with halved strawberries as garnish med res

What Do I Need?

Strawberry Sorbet only uses four ingredients, one of which is water. So basically, there is no reason to NOT make this easy dessert.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • strawberries – feel free to use fresh or frozen here, use what you have!
  • sugar – while the strawberries are definitely sweet on their own, a simple syrup made with the sugar and water really is needed in this sorbet recipe
  • water – typically a simple syrup is a 1:1 ratio of sugar to water but since we’re working with already sweet strawberries, you’ll only use one cup of sugar and three cups of water
  • lemon juice – I also love this recipe with lime juice
strawberry sorbet being scooped out of container with ice cream scoop

How To Make Strawberry Sorbet in 5 Easy Steps

  1. Prep Strawberries Rinse strawberries thoroughly and quarter.
  2. Make Simple Syrup Bring water and sugar just to a boil and keep stirring until sugar is completely dissolved. Cool.
  3. Combine Ingredients n a large bowl, combine syrup, lemon juice and prepared strawberries.
  4. Blend Until Smooth Transfer to a blender or food processor and process until smooth.
  5. Freeze Pour the mixture into a freezer safe container and freeze overnight or for a minimum of 6 hours.

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