Lemon sorbet ( Sorbetto al limone )
Authentic Italian recipe
Lemon sorbet. I show you the traditional recipe of lemon sorbet as we Italians are used to do. It is a delicious dessert you can serve after a fish-only dinner or lunch. It can be refreshing to eat a sorbet during a summer afternoon as a snack too. Lemon sorbet can be also served after a fish dish, waiting for the following meat dish in a typical full menu, Italian style.
time: 20 minutes
calories: 152 (kCal)
Ingredients / Serves 6
- 200g (7 ounces) sugar
- 3 lemons
- 500ml (1 pint - 2 cups) water
- A liqueur glass of grappa (Italian liqueur)
- easy recipe
- Time: preparation: 10 minutes
- How many calories in a serving?
8 % -
Protein: 0.1 (g) 1 % GDA
Total fat: 0.0 (g)
Total carbohydrate: 33.5 (g) 13 % GDA
Sugars: 33.5 (g) 38 % GDA
plus cooling time
cooking: 10 minutes
total: 20 minutes
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Lemon sorbet recipe
Preparation and cooking
- - Make a syrup with water, sugar and a lemon zest, cut into thin strips.
- - Let it get cool.
- - Then add 3 lemon juice and grappa. Stir very well.
- - Transfer it into an ice-cream freezer, 20 minutes.
Just before serving
- - Serve at once or preserve in the freezer.
- - You can serve this sorbet at the end of a lunch or a dinner: use a small cup for every guest.
- - On the contrary use a champagne glass if served between fish and meat dish.