Saturday, July 2, 2011

lemon basil sorbet

Lemon Basil sorbet from my recipes.com 
Ingredients
  • 3 cups loosely packed fresh basil leaves, torn
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup light-colored corn syrup
  • 2 cups fresh lemon juice (about 2 pounds lemons
Preparation
  • Combine first 4 ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook 3 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; chill. Strain basil mixture through a sieve into a bowl, pressing basil with the back of a spoon to remove as much liquid as possible. Discard basil. Combine sugar mixture and juice.
  • Pour mixture into the freezer can of an ice-cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. Spoon sorbet into a freezer-safe container; cover and freeze 1 hour or until firm. Remove sorbet from freezer 10 minutes before serving.

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