What's a better pick me up on a hot day than refreshing scoops of sorbet! With these various flavours, everyone is bound to indulge.
Yield
4 Cups
Prep Time
15mins
Cook Time
5mins
Difficulty Level
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What’s a better pick-me-up on a hot day than refreshing scoops of sorbet! With these various flavours, everyone is bound to indulge.

Ingredients

Buttermilk

  • 2 cups water
  • 1¾ cups caster sugar
  • 600 ml buttermilk
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Chocolate

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • ½ cup Dutch cocoa, sifted
  • 200 g dark chocolate, chopped

Peach & Mint

  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 bunch mint leaves
  • 750 g yellow peaches, chopped

Buttermilk Sorbet

01.

In a medium saucepan, combine water and sugar. Stir over low hear until sugar dissolves. Boil 3 mins. Cool.

02.

In a large bowl, combine cooled sugar syrup, buttermilk and lemon juice, stirring well.

03.

Pour mixture into a shallow, 4-cup freezer container. Freeze 2 hours, until solid. Cut mixture into chunks. Process until smooth. Pour back into container. Smooth surface. Cover with plastic wrap. Freeze 4 hours, until firm.

Chocolate Sorbet

01.

In a saucepan, combine water, caster sugar and Dutch cocoa. Boil 3 minutes.

02.

Place chopped dark chocolate in a bowl. Pour over syrup and stir until smooth.

03.

Pour into a shallow 4-cup freezer container. Freeze until solid. Cut into chunks. Process until smooth. Pour back into container. Smooth surface and cover with plastic wrap. Freeze until firm.

Peach & Mint Sorbet

01.

In a saucepan, combine caster sugar and water. Bring to the boil, stirring.

02.

Add picked mint leaves and simmer 3 mins. Strain, discarding mint. Process 750 g chopped yellow peaches with syrup.

03.

Strain into a shallow 4-cup freezer container. Freeze until solid. Cut into chunks. Process until smooth. Pour back into containers. Smooth surface and cover with plastic wrap. Freeze until firm.

Photo: John Paul Urizar/Bauersyndication.com.au

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