Blueberry-Buttermilk Sherbet

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Freeze: 30 Minutes


2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
1 cup sugar
2 cups buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Garnishes: fresh blueberries, lemon rind strips


Process blueberries in a food processor or blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Press blueberry puree through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a large bowl, discarding solids. Add sugar, buttermilk, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract to bowl, and stir until well blended.

Pour blueberry mixture into freezer container of a 4-quart ice-cream maker, and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. Garnish each serving, if desired.