Lemon sorbet

Refreshing and light dessert.


Lemon sorbet

  • 20 minutes + churning
  • Makes 1.2 litres
  • EASY

PER SERVING 166 kcals, protein 0.1g, carbohydrate 44.1g, fat 0g, saturated fat 0g, fibre 0g, salt 0.01g



  • caster sugar 500g
  • lemon juice 250ml (6-8 lemons)
  • lemon 1 unwaxed, zested
  • 1. Put the sugar in a pan with 750ml water. Heat gently until the sugar dissolves, then simmer for a couple of minutes.
  • 2.Stir in the lemon juice and most of the zest, then leave to cool.
  • 3.Churn the liquid in an ice-cream machine to sorbet consistency. Serve a couple of scoops per person, sprinkled with a few strands of lemon zest.