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Lemon Sorbet
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Refreshing cleanser of the palate made with citrus juice and sugar then frozen

Lemon Sorbet
source: recipe and photograph created by Peggy Bucholz
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Prep Time: 10 min      Total Time: 10 min      Yield: 8 servings


Ingredients

1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup water
zest of one lemon and 1/2 cup freshly squeezed juice
8 fresh mint sprigs for
garnish

Directions

Combine sugar and water in a saucepan, bring to a boil. Add the zest (reserve a small amount for garnish). Cover the pan, lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Set aside to cool. Add the juice stirring to blend. Strain the mixture and transfer to a shallow container, cover and freeze until firm.

Remove from freezer, puree in a blender or food processor until smooth. Transfer to a small bowl, cover and freeze again.

When ready to serve use a melon baller and place 1 to 3 scoops in a small dessert dish or stemmed glass for a spectacular presentation and serve before the
Main Course. Garnish with reserved zest and mint.

Wine recommendation: Pinot Gris; Chardonnay

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