Jun 26 2014
Blueberry Sorbet Recipe
Post by melissa fenlon

perfect fourth of july dessert - blueberry sorbetpost by Melissa

We’ve found the perfect recipe for this Fourth of July – homemade blueberry sorbet! The color is so vibrant and the flavor is amazing. It’s tart, sweet and tastes just like summer. Make this a day or two ahead of your Fourth of July festivities and then pull it out of the freezer for an aprés parade treat!

Read more for the recipe…blueberry sorbet recipeBlueberry Sorbet Recipe

adapted from Simply Recipes

Ingredients

5 cups fresh blueberries, rinsed, stems removed

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup honey

2 teaspoons lemon zest

2 T lemon juice

pinch of salt

1. Place blueberries, sugar, honey, lemon zest, lemon juice and salt in a large bowl. Stir to coat berries with sugar, then mash with a potato masher.

2. Transfer blueberry mixture to blender and blend on high for two minutes until smooth.

3. Use a fine mesh sieve over a large bowl and working in batches, press mixture through sieve using a rubber spatula.

4. Chill the mixture for an hour in the fridge, then follow the directions of your ice cream maker. We like to then freeze the sorbet in the freezer for 2 hours (or overnight) to harden it.

Makes close to one quart.blueberry sorbet for the fourth of july

blueberry sorbet for the fourth of july

blueberry sorbet recipeEnjoy this recipe… we know you’ll love it. We can’t wait to make this next month in Michigan after we pick blueberries with our folks!

All photos by Melissa Fenlon for alice & lois design studios. All rights reserved.

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  • Sabrina - A Spoonful of PhotographyJune 27, 2014 at 6:42 am

    Yum! I’ve always been a blueberry icecream kind of person yet since trying blueberry sorbet at a restaurant for dinner once have become addicted to this frozen treat! Because a lacking an icecream machine at home I’ve never prepared it myself. Your recipe left me tempted though and now I can’t wait to borrow one from a friend to try the sorbet out myself. Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  • dinaJune 27, 2014 at 7:48 am

    i love berry sorbets. blueberry looks great!