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Almond Sherbet

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"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."
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40 m servings 239
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  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; 4.9 45.5 4.4 19 76 Full nutrition

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This is so refreshing! I thought it would be sweet enough without the added sugar and for our tastes it was. I also added an extra tsp of almond extract. This can also be frozen for longer, s...

This really was delicious and was very easy to make, I've made it with and without the extra sugar and like it both ways.

I made this for the 'Why doesn't anyone make my recipe?' challenge. The flavor is delicious! I would have given it 5 stars except that I found it way too sweet. If I had passed on the added suga...

After reading the other reviews, I decided to leave out the sugar. I am glad that I did. I chilled it and served it over ice. I think the colder it got the better it tasted. Very refreshing.

This was good. I halved the amount of sugar, since others said it was too much, and it was still quite sweet. I would recommend halving the sugar.