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Pomegranate and orange sorbet recipe

Pomegranate and orange sorbet recipe

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This light and refreshing dessert is exactly what you'll want after a heavy meal. It's an easy, fruity sorbet that gets its tang from pomegranate seeds and freshly squeezed orange juice See method

  • Serves 6
  • 10 mins plus freezing
  • 203 calories / serving
  • Freezable

Ingredients

  • 250g caster sugar
  • 300g pomegranate seeds, plus extra to serve
  • 200ml orange juice (freshly squeezed or from a bottle)
  • 1 lime, juiced
If you don't have any limes, try a lemon instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    865kj
    203kcal
    10%
  • Fat

    0g 0%
  • Saturates

    0g 0%
  • Sugars

    52g 58%
  • Salt

    trace 0%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 52.3g Protein 0.9g Fibre 0g

Method

  1. Gently heat the caster sugar and 250ml water in a small saucepan, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil then simmer for 3 mins until slightly thickened; remove from the heat.
  2. Blitz the pomegranate seeds in a food processor until juiced. Pass through a sieve into a large bowl; you should have around 175ml of liquid. Stir in the orange juice, sugar syrup and lime juice. Leave to cool, then transfer to the fridge for 1 hr.
  3. Pour into a freezable container and freeze for 24 hrs. To serve, whizz the frozen mixture in a food processor, scoop into glasses and scatter with extra pomegranate seeds.

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Freezing and defrosting guidelines

In order to enjoy optimum flavour and quality, frozen items are best used within 3 months of their freezing date. Always defrost and heat thoroughly before eating. For more tips on freezing and defrosting food, read our article Love Your Freezer

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