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Black Cherry Sherbet

"When making this yummy recipe with the kids, I use a sugar substitute and caffeine-free black cherry soda-for obvious reasons!" Emily Evans, Roselle, IL
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + chilling Process: 20 min./batch + freezing
  • Makes
    2-1/2 quarts


  • 4 cups fresh or frozen quartered pitted dark sweet cherries, thawed
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 liters black cherry soda, chilled
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips


  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook cherries and sugar for 15 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Transfer to a large bowl; cool to room temperature. Refrigerate until chilled.
  • Stir in soda, milk and chocolate chips. Fill cylinder of ice cream freezer two-thirds full; freeze according to manufacturer’s directions. (Refrigerate remaining mixture until ready to freeze.) Transfer ice cream to freezer containers, allowing headspace for expansion. Freeze 2-4 hours or until firm. Repeat with remaining ice cream mixture.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 213 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 39mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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