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Tea Sorbet

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"A refreshing sorbet for those muggy summer days. It turns out a bit icier than normal fruit sorbets, but it's still very refreshing!"
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1 h servings 130
Original recipe yields 6 servings (3 cups)


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  1. Combine sugar, water, and mint leaves in a small pot over medium heat; cook until sugar dissolves and mixture is thick and syrupy. Remove from heat. Strain out mint leaves and discard. Cool syrup to room temperature, about 20 minutes.
  2. Combine brewed tea with lemon juice in a bowl with a lid. Stir in syrup. Refrigerate until temperature reaches 40 degrees F (4 degrees C), about 20 minutes.
  3. Pour tea mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions for sorbet, 10 to 15 minutes.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • Feel free to use any kind of tea that you like.
  • Substitute 1 teaspoon dried mint for the fresh mint if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 130 calories; 0 33.6 0 0 3 Full nutrition

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I was out of mint, but that was fine, because this tasted like Southern sweet tea, a great refreshing finish after a dinner of spicy bbq!