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lemon sorbet

Lemon Sorbet (Sorbetti di Limone)

Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Keyword lemon sorbet, sorbetti di limone
Prep Time 20 minutes
Processing time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Author Amanda


  • 1 and ¼ cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 and ¼ cup lemon juice


  1. Combine the 1 and ¼ cups water and 1 cup sugar in a small saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil, turn down the heat and simmer for 1 minute until all sugar is dissolved.
  3. Add zest to syrup, pour into a glass measuring cup or bowl and let cool in the freezer.
  4. When cool, add lemon juice and 1 cup ice-cold water (stir until ice meltto syrup, stir, and pour into bowl of ice cream maker.
  5. Process in ice cream maker according to directions.
  6. Transfer to a freezable container and keep in freezer up to one week.

Recipe Notes

You will need an ice cream maker for this recipe.