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Peach Sorbet

Peach Sorbet

A refreshing sorbet that's perfect on a hot summer's night. Doubles as an elegant dessert when served in fancy glasses.
Course Desserts
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 15 minutes


  • 1/4 c sugar
  • 1/2 c water
  • 1 1/2 c peach or pear nectar or juice
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • mint leaves to garnish


  • Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat and boil for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer mixture to a bowl and place in the freezer until chilled, 20-25 minutes.
  • Remove bowl from freezer and stir in the nectar and lemon juice.
  • Pour into an 8" square baking pan and freeze 30 minutes.
  • Remove from freezer and stir with fork, making sure to scrape icy parts from the sides of the dish. Return to the freezer for another 30 minutes.
  • Stir mixture again; freeze for an additional 45 minutes.
  • Transfer the sorbet to a food processor or blender. Pulse 4-5 times until the sorbet is smooth (be sure not to over process as the sorbet will melt).
  • Serve at once or freeze until ready to use.