Lime Sherbet

This citrus-packed dessert would be a delightful addition to many meals, especially after those that hail from South America. After a meal of zesty spice, the kick of lime would be just the thing to cool you down.

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

Serves: 8


  • 1¾ cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1⅓ cups lime juice
  • 4 tsp. lime zest
  • ½ cup heavy cream


  • Place the sugar and water in a small saucepan; stir over medium heat until all of the sugar is dissolved. Allow to cool, and combine with the lime juice and zest. Cover and refrigerate until cool.
  • Once cooled, strain mixture through mesh strainer.
  • In separate bowl, whip the cream to stiff peaks, then fold into the lime mixture.
  • Add to ice cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions for freezing.