Almond Sherbet


This is a recipe commonly made in all Sri Lankan Muslim homes, every night of Ramadan and at most special occasions. It is best served chilled. You can also add finely chopped almonds or pistachios to top each drink before serving.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
10 servings


  • 2 (10 ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk

  • 7 ⅓ cups water

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

  • 1 drop green food coloring, or as desired


  1. Whisk the sweetened condensed milk and water together in a bowl, and stir in the sugar and almond extract until the drink is smooth and the sugar has dissolved. Mix in a drop or two of green food coloring, or as desired; chill to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

239 Calories
5g Fat
46g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 239
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 76mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Total Sugars 46g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 164mg 13%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 210mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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