Fresh Orange Sorbet

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To get fresh juice for this sorbet, you'll need about 10 medium-size oranges and 2 medium-size lemons.
6 cups (serving size: 3/4 cup)


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2 1/2 cups water
1 cup sugar
Orange rind strips from 2 oranges
2 2/3 cups fresh orange juice
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
Orange rind curls (optional)


Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan, and bring mixture to a boil. Add orange rind strips; reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Remove and discard orange rind strips. Remove liquid from heat, and let cool completely. Stir in orange juice and lemon juice.

Pour mixture into freezer container of a 4-quart hand-turned or electric freezer. Freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. Pack freezer with additional ice and rock salt; let mixture stand in freezer 1 hour before serving.

Scoop sorbet into individual bowls. Garnish with orange rind curls, if desired. Serve immediately.

Created date

January 1996

Nutritional Information

Calories 182
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 46.4 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 11 mg
Calcium 4 mg