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Sweet Cherry Sorbet

Sweet Cherry Sorbet

Luscious dark sweet cherries are the basis for this delicious sorbet. It can be made with or without an ice cream maker.



  1. Stir first 5 ingredients in medium bowl until sugar dissolves; set aside.
  2. Coarsely chop cherries and reserved cherry juices in food processor.
  3. Add sugar mixture; blend until smooth.
  4. Pour cherry mixture into ice cream maker and follow manufacturer's instructions.
  5. When done, transfer sorbet to tightly covered container; freeze until solid, at least 3 hours.

Serves 6.

Recipe can be doubled and made 2 days ahead. Keep frozen.

If you don't have an ice cream maker, pour mixture into 9-inch square pan; freeze 1 1/2 hours or until edges are solid but center is slushy. Spoon frozen mixture into processor; process to a course texture. Pour back into pan; freeze an additional 1 1/2 hours. Process again. Transfer to a covered container and freeze 3 hours or longer.

Recipe and photo credit: National Cherry Growers Foundation.


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