Plum and Crème Fraîche Sorbet

Similar to sour cream, though less tangy and thicker, crème fraîche is available in gourmet markets and specialty stores.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Nutritional Information

Calories 231
Fat 5.8 g
Satfat 3.3 g
Monofat 1.9 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 1.3 g
Carbohydrate 45 g
Fiber 1.6 g
Cholesterol 14 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 5 mg
Calcium 5 mg

Ingredients

4 1/2 cups chopped ripe plums (about 2 pounds)
1 1/4 cups sugar
1/2 cup crème fraîche

Preparation

1. Combine plums and sugar in a large bowl; toss well to coat. Let mixture stand at room temperature for 1 hour.

2. Place plum mixture in a food processor or blender; process until smooth. Press mixture through a fine sieve over a large bowl; discard solids. Add crème fraîche, stirring with a whisk until blended. Cover and chill. Pour mixture into the freezer can of an ice-cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. Spoon ice cream into a freezer-safe container; cover ice cream, and freeze 1 hour or until firm.

Note:

Amelia Saltsman,

June 2009