Lemon Sorbet

By Amber Marie Arevalos

The smell of lemons brings clean, crisp, refreshing thoughts that remind us of warm summer days.  So what’s better then this frozen lemon treat! Lemon sorbet is a recipe that can be enjoyed by the whole family.  It is made without high glycemic sugars and it’s simple, yet complex in flavor!

Mixing all of these ingredients together creates a refreshing, cooling sweet treat!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 11/2 cup fresh lemon juice (6-7 lemons)

Directions

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine lemon zest, coconut sugar, honey and water, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and allow it to cool.
  2. Combine cooled syrup with freshly squeezed lemon juice, then pour through a fine mesh strainer into a medium size bowl.
  3. Place mixture in a freezer in a shallow dish and scrape with a fork every hour until frozen.
  4. Once frozen, serve as desired

Nutrition Facts: 4 servings • Calories: 306 • Protein: 0.51 g • Total Fat: 0.22g • Carbohydrate 81.81 g

*Alternatively, you can use an ice cream maker by following the manufacturers directions.

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