Banana Sherbet

As a banana ripens, the starches turn to sugar, resulting in added sweetness. Therefore, those browning bananas on the counter would be well used in this banana sherbet.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 2 hours 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1¼ cups sugar
  • 1½ cups water
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 2 medium-large bananas, peeled and chopped


  • Heat sugar and water in small saucepan over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat.
  • Once cooled, combine all ingredients in food processor or blender, and purée until very smooth.
  • Refrigerate until thoroughly chilled.
  • Add to ice cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions for freezing.