Blood Orange Basil Mint Sorbet Recipe

Blood Orange Basil Mint Sorbet

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups blood orange juice
  • 1/2 cup packed basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup packed mint leaves
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons orange liqueur* (such as Cointreau or Grand Marnier)

How to make Blood Orange Basil Mint Sorbet


  1. Combine the water and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and add the blood orange juice, basil and mint. Let steep for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the lemon juice and strain into a bowl. Chill completely.
  3. Stir in the liqueur and freeze mixture in your ice cream machine according to manufacturer's instructions. Once the sorbet is frozen, transfer to 1-quart container and store tightly sealed in the freezer for a few hours until firm.

Makes approximately 1 quart.

*The liqueur can be omitted from the recipe, if desired, but it is recommended to keep the sorbet from getting too hard and icy.

Read more about this recipe at:  http://stickygooeycreamychewy.blogspot.com/2008/05/shf-43-citrus-blood-orange-basil-mint.html

  • winnie
    winnie says

    Blood Orange and Basil Mint! What a fantastic Combination. This looks absolutely amazing!!!

  • Kimmy
    Kimmy says

    i like it, i like it alot!

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