Blackberry Sherbet

In late June and July, blackberries can be found growing wild along country roads, near fence posts, and lots of places in between. If you can’t find them wild, blackberry farms are a great way to spend an early morning gathering a bounty with which to churn into this heavenly sherbet.

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

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh blackberries
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • ⅓ cup heavy cream

Directions

  • Rinse the blackberries, but do not dry. Drizzle with the lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of the sugar. Cover and set aside while making the syrup.
  • Place the remaining sugar and the water in a small saucepan; stir over medium heat until all of the sugar is dissolved. Allow to cool.
  • Place the blackberry mixture in a food processor, and purée until smooth. Press through a strainer to remove seeds, if desired. Stir into the sugar syrup.
  • In a separate bowl, whip the cream to stiff peaks, then fold into the blackberry mixture.
  • Add to ice cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions for freezing.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh blackberries
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • ⅓ cup heavy cream

Directions

  • Rinse the blackberries, but do not dry. Drizzle with the lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of the sugar. Cover and set aside while making the syrup.
  • Place the remaining sugar and the water in a small saucepan; stir over medium heat until all of the sugar is dissolved. Allow to cool.
  • Place the blackberry mixture in a food processor, and purée until smooth. Press through a strainer to remove seeds, if desired. Stir into the sugar syrup.
  • In a separate bowl, whip the cream to stiff peaks, then fold into the blackberry mixture.
  • Add to ice cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions for freezing.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories150
Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol15mg
Sodium5mg
Total Carbohydrate29g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars27g
Protein1g