Sunday, July 24, 2011

minty cantaloupe sorbet.

 yum yum. the delicious smell of ripe cantaloupe. you haven't even opened the melon and the scent oozes out...
combine with some mint and you have the most refreshing summer sorbet!

minty cantaloupe sorbet

1 ripe cantaloupe (after removing the flesh i had 400g melon)
40g sugar
pinch of salt
1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice
fresh mint leaves (leaves from 2 stalks)

cut cantaloupe in half. remove seeds, then remove flesh. cut flesh into bite sized pieces and puree with sugar and salt.
remove mint leaves from stalks and crush slightly with the lemon or lime juice. add to cantaloupe. 
let sit overnight until freezing. 
remove the mint leaves and freeze in your ice cream machine according to the manufacturer's instructions.


you may omit the mint for a plain cantaloupe sorbet.