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Quick Recipe for a Raspberry Sorbet Treat

Quick Recipe for a Raspberry Sorbet Treat

To think: An elegant and impressive homemade sorbet in as long as it takes to hit the “Blend” button. This quick recipe calls for only a few simple ingredients and needs no special equipment (like things that require rock salt and ice). Vivid, sweet and tangy–and it’s pretty darn healthy, to boot.

2 cups fresh raspberries (or 1 12-ounce package of frozen)
1/3 cup unsweetened frozen juice concentrate (apple, cherry, grape, etc)
1 to 2 tablespoons honey (optional, if berries are very tart or you want a sweeter result)
1 teaspoon rose water (optional)
1 teaspoon liqueur such as Amaretto or Cointreau (for a little kick, optional)

1. If using fresh berries, rinse and freeze on a tray until frozen hard.

2. Place all ingredients in a blender.

3. Blend just until smooth, but not soupy.

4. Serve immediately, garnished with (organic) rose petals or other edible flowers.

Makes 4 small servings.

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Inspired by The Moosewood Restaurant Kitchen Garden, by David Hirsch (Fireside, 1999).

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.


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9:24PM PDT on May 4, 2013

too good

2:20PM PST on Dec 20, 2012

Thank you

10:07AM PST on Feb 8, 2011

Thanks for the recipe.

4:53PM PST on Dec 5, 2010

Thanks. I want to try this.

5:16PM PDT on Aug 23, 2010

Sounds wonderful, minus the honey, though:)

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5:29PM PDT on Jun 21, 2008

yumm -_- good 4 az heat

chefperson Past Member .
5:25PM PDT on Jun 21, 2008

yum yum yummy!!!!! thx

2:43PM PDT on Jun 21, 2008

Where do all the seeds go? Could you sieve it before eating?

9:44PM PDT on Jun 11, 2008

Yum! I know what I'm going to make this weekend!

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