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Lemon Plum Sorbet

This brightly flavored fruit sorbet will surely refresh. Enjoy it plain or add to a slice of angel food cake for a special treat. —Eirianedd Simpson, Pahrump, Nevada
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 8 medium plums
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest


  • In a large saucepan, bring 8 cups water to a boil. Add plums; cover and boil for 30-45 seconds. Drain and immediately place plums in ice water. Drain and pat dry. When cool enough to handle, remove skins. Cut in half; remove pits.
  • In a small saucepan, bring sugar and 1 cup water to a boil. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add lemon juice and zest; set aside to cool.
  • Place the plums in a food processor; add sugar syrup. Cover and process until smooth, 2-3 minutes. Transfer puree to an 8-in.- square dish. Freeze until edges begin to firm, about 1 hour; stir. Freeze until firm, about 2 hours longer.
  • Just before serving, transfer to a food processor; cover and process until smooth, 2-3 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 310 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 79g carbohydrate (76g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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