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Simple Watermelon Sorbet

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"If you love watermelon and love sorbet, you're bound to love this simple recipe!"
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2 h 45 m servings 116
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Combine sugar, water, and lemon juice in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and refrigerate until cooled, about 30 minutes.
  2. Blend watermelon in a blender or food processor until pureed. Stir pureed watermelon into sugar mixture. Transfer watermelon mixture to an ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 116 calories; 0.1 30 0.4 0 1 Full nutrition

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This recipe was really easy and fun to make with my 2 kids! They loved it and I loved i too because it was one way to get them eating healthier. I did only a half a cup of white sugar but it sti...

Simple and delicious. I too cut the sugar by half and also added a pinch of salt. When I first tasted the mixture I was afraid the lemon would be overpowering, but once frozen it balanced nicely.

1 cup sugar is way to much! I suggest a half cup instead, but other then that this was great!

Cut back the sugar to a bit less than 1/4 cup.....was too sweet. 2nd time was perfect. And, added bonus ? No sugar crazy

Turned out well. My food processor worked better to puree the chunks of watermelon than the blender.

It's a nice basic recipe and while I halved the sugar, the flavor is good. The only thing I'd suggest is, after sitting in the freezer overnight, bring it out to let it thaw just a bit, (maybe 1...

Don't add extra sugar. You don't need it