Sunday, May 26, 2013

Pink Grapefruit Sorbet With Lavender Recipe!

Makes 4 servings

6 pink grapefruit
1 teaspoon fresh lavender (flowers and or leaves)
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon Grand Marnier (optional)
lavender flowers, mint leaves (to garnish)


1 Using a vegetable peeler, remove the zest (colored part) from the peel of one grapefruit.
2 Coarsely chop the zest.
3 In a food processor bowl or blender, combine chopped zest,lavender and sugar.
4 Cover and process or blend until zest is very finely chopped.
5 Squeeze enough juice from the grapefruit to make four cups juice; pour into a mixing bowl.
6 Add zest mixture, lemon juice, and, if desired, Grand Marnier.
7 Mix well.
8 Freeze the grapefruit mixture in a 2- or 4-quart ice cream freezer according to manufacturer's directions.
9 Makes one quart or eight (half-cup) servings.
10 Or freeze in small containers till almost frozen and blend in blender to make a slush.

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