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Strawberry Sorbet

An easy and frugal alternative to store-bought sorbet
Prep Time35 minutes
Cook Time0 minutes
Cooling/Freezing Time4 hours
Servings - 8 servings


  • 2 lbs strawberries, hulled
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups rock salt
  • 5 lbs ice


  • Add sugar and water to medium sauce pan. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat as soon as the sugar is dissolved.
  • Puree strawberries in a blender or food processor. . You should have about 4 cups of pureed fruit.
  • Add pureed strawberries to sugar syrup and mix well. Place mixture in the refrigerator to cool for one hour.
  • Place strawberry mixture in an ice-cream maker and follow your models directions to process the sorbet. It takes approximately 30 minutes.
  • Place sorbet in a container with a lid and place in the freezer to hard freeze your sorbet. It takes approximately 3 hours.