Tangerine Sherbet

They may be small, but tangerines provide a powerful flavor, less tart than traditional oranges, and make for a delicious sherbet. For a dramatic twist, consider adding in a dash of fresh ground black pepper just before freezing.

Serves: 10Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 2 hours 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 10


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1½ cups water
  • 2 cups fresh tangerine juice
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


  • 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 tangerine and lemon juices. Cover and refrigerate until cool.
  • In a separate bowl, whip the cream and vanilla to stiff peaks, then fold into the orange mixture.
  • Add to ice cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions for freezing.