Berry Pomegranate Sorbet

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Berry Pomegranate Sorbet is a refreshing, flavorful sorbet recipe packed with berries and pomegranate juice.  It’s easy to make and is absolutely delicious!

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I have to confess that this Berry Pomegranaate Sorbet was not planned.  I purchased an ice cream maker back in January and planned a strawberry version, then a salted caramel version, and they never happened.  

Last week my son got the flu, so I stayed home from school.  He was a bit feverish and he asked for a popsicle.  I would’ve been happy to go and buy him a box of popsicles, but I was a big disheveled mess, still in my sweat pants, and I can’t go out like that.  

What’s a mother to do?  Make sorbet, of course. πŸ™‚

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I made sorbet at school recently, so I sort of knew what I was doing.  I had a bag of frozen raspberries, less than a cup of fresh blueberries, and a small bottle of POM pomegranate juice.  

That combination sounded heavenly to me, and was it EVER.

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I would normally never choose sorbet over ice cream, however, it’s growing on me.  If you get the right one, it will be fruity and smooth, and when it melts, it’s like a thick fruit syrup.  

That’s just the way this mixed berry pomegranate sorbet is, plus the color is so inviting that you just want to dive in, don’t you? πŸ™‚  

My only regret in making this is that it would’ve been quicker to go to the store to get popsicles for my son rather then make him wait for homemade sorbet to happen.  He loves sorbet, and he went so far as to say it was “amazing”.  

It was certainly better than a store bought popsicle any day of the week. πŸ˜‰

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More frozen treats you’ll love:

Blueberry ice cream

Fudgesicles

Key lime ice cream

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Mixed Berry Pomegranate Sorbet

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Inactive Time: 3 hours 30 minutes
Total Time: 3 hours 45 minutes

Mixed Berry Pomegranate Sorbet is a refreshing, flavorful sorbet recipe packed with berries and pomegranate juice.Β  It's easy to make and is absolutely delicious!

Mixed Berry Pomegranate Sorbet

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup water plus 2 tablespoons, divided
  • 3 cups frozen raspberries
  • 3/4 cup fresh or frozen blueberries (I used fresh)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 cup pomegranate juice (I used POM)
  • pinch salt

Instructions

  1. Place the sugar and 3/4 cup of water in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium low heat until the sugar has dissolved. This is your simple syrup. Place in a medium mixing bowl and set aside.
  2. In the same saucepan, add the raspberries, blueberries, 2 tablespoons of water and the lemon zest and cook over medium low heat until softened, about 3-5 minutes. Place the fruit mixture into the bowl of a food processor or blender and puree until smooth. Place the pureed fruit mixture into the bowl with the simple syrup. Add the pomegranate juice and pinch of salt, and stir until combined. Let the mixture cool, then place into the refrigerator until completely cold, about 30 minutes.
  3. Once the mixture is cold, pour the mixture into your ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions. Freeze completely, up to 3 hours or overnight. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Sorbet will keep in an air tight container in the freezer for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 208Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 21mgCarbohydrates: 52gFiber: 5gSugar: 46gProtein: 1g

Nutrition information is mean to be an estimate only. The numbers will vary based on the quantity consumed, brands used and substitutions that are made.

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