Orange Sherbet I


Orange and lemon juice are combined with gelatin, whipped cream and a beaten egg-white and then frozen in this traditional orange sherbet. This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly and the infirm do not consume raw eggs.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs 40 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs
6 servings


  • ¼ cup cold water

  • 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin

  • ¾ cup boiling water

  • ¾ cup sugar

  • 2 ¼ tablespoons grated orange zest

  • ½ cup orange juice

  • ¼ cup lemon juice

  • 1 egg yolk, beaten

  • ½ cup heavy cream

  • 3 tablespoons sugar

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 egg white


  1. Place cold water in a small bowl and sprinkle gelatin over the surface. Allow to stand 5 minutes.

  2. In a medium bowl, stir together boiling water, 3/4 cup sugar and soaked gelatin. Stir until gelatin and sugar are dissolved. Stir in orange zest, orange juice, lemon juice and egg yolk. Set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, whip cream with 3 tablespoons sugar and salt until stiff peaks form. In a separate bowl, whip egg white until stiff. Fold into whipped cream. Stir in juice mixture a little at a time. Pour into a shallow dish and place in freezer. Freeze until firm, stirring twice during the first hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

216 Calories
8g Fat
36g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 216
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 19mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 33g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 18mg 91%
Calcium 24mg 2%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 86mg 2%

* 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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