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Pear Sorbet (Sorbet de Poire)




  1. Blend enough canned or fresh pears, poached with the juice of 1 lemon for 10 minutes, to make 2 cups puree.
  2. Combine sugar and water, and boil 5 minutes.
  3. Mix with puree and cool completely.
  4. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into pear mixture along with the juice of 1 lemon (if more lemon is needed).
  5. Freeze in a mechanical freezer tray, stirring as necessary.