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Red grapefruit sorbet recipe

Red grapefruit sorbet recipe

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This deliciously cool and sweet dessert works perfectly as a palate cleanser or a dessert to finish off the night. Once made, this will keep for 3 weeks in the freezer, ready to be used at anytime! See method

  • Serves 6 (makes 800ml)
  • 20 mins plus cooling and freezing
  • 144 calories / serving
  • Freezable

Ingredients

  • 5 large red grapefruits, peeled and roughly segmented
  • 200ml smooth orange juice (from a 1ltr bottle)
  • 150g golden caster sugar
If you don't have grapefruit, try oranges instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    610kj
    144kcal
    7%
  • Fat

    0g 0%
  • Saturates

    0g 0%
  • Sugars

    36g 40%
  • Salt

    0g 0%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 36.6g Protein 0.7g Fibre 0.2g

Method

  1. Put the grapefruit in a food processor and blitz until mostly smooth. Pass through a sieve into a jug to give 500ml juice; discard the pulp and stir in the orange juice.

  2. Transfer to a small pan with the sugar and warm over a low heat, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat; set aside to cool completely.

  3. Pour the mixture into a freezable container and freeze for at least 8 hours or overnight. Remove from the freezer for 5 minutes to soften slightly, then blitz in a food processor until fluffy. Return to the container to freeze completely.

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Freezing and defrosting disclaimer

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

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