No ice cream maker
cleanser of the palate made with citrus juice and sugar then frozen
Prep Time: 10 min Total Time:
10 min Yield: 8 servings
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
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
Course. Garnish with
reserved zest and mint.
recommendation: Pinot Gris; Chardonnay|