Kiwi Sorbet Recipe

Step 1

Make a syrup by combining the water, sugar & vanilla bean (if using extract, do not add now) in a non-corrosive pot & bring to a boil. Simmer fro 5 minutes. Remove from heat & cool. Peel kiwis & puree them. Strain the syrup & discard vanilla bean. Combine the syrup with rest of the ingredients, including vanilla extract if using. Freeze following the steps for freezing Lemon Sorbet.

VARIATION: Kiwi Champagne Sorbet. Substitute 1 1/2 c champagne for the sugar syrup & omit the vanilla. Do not cook.

Jim Tarantino, "Sorbets!"

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Sugar
  • 1/2c Sugar
  • 1ea Vanilla bean, split -=OR=-
  • 1ts Vanilla extract
  • 8ea Kiwis
  • 1tb Cointreau, optional
  • 2tb Lemon juice
  • Kiwi slices to garnish

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