Strawberry Banana Sherbet

What a pair! While bananas will continue to ripen after being picked, a strawberry will only ripen on the vine. Don’t pick too early!

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

Serves: 8


  • 3 cups fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 1 medium-large banana
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1¼ cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • ¼ cup heavy cream


  • Chop the strawberries and banana; place in a mixing bowl. 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 strawberry-banana mixture with the vanilla in a food processor, and purée until smooth. Stir into the sugar syrup.
  • In separate bowl, whip the cream to stiff peaks, then fold into the strawberry-banana mixture.
  • Add to ice cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions for freezing.