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Pear sorbet

Pear sorbet

For a great pear sorbet, choose your fruit carefully: they should be perfectly ripe and full of flavour. You will get good results with williams, but any other variety of your choice will work.

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 800 ml, you will need:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
PreparationStart to finish
54 min.54 min.
Preservation:
Several weeks in the freezer.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
15 min.
Pear sorbet : Photo of step #1 Peel pears, and put them immediately into cold water with the juice of half a lemon, or a pinch of vitamin C added.

We do that because peeled pears turn brown quickly.
Stage 2
5 min.
Pear sorbet : Photo of step #2 Drain pears, cut into quarters and discard core.
Stage 3
5 min.
Pear sorbet : Photo of step #3 Cut quarters into small pieces and put in the goblet of a blender.

Add juice of half a lemon, a pinch of vitamin C, 1 tablespoon pear eau-de-vie and 350 ml Sugar syrup.
Stage 4
3 min.
Pear sorbet : Photo of step #4 Mix until you obtain a smooth puree.

Put in the fridge, or freezer, in a sealed container if not to be used immediately.

We do that so that the mixture is very cold before putting in the ice cream maker.
Stage 5
1 min.
Pear sorbet : Photo of step #5 Pour into the ice-cream maker.
Stage 6
25 min.
Pear sorbet : Photo of step #6 And churn the sorbet.
Stage 7
Pear sorbet : Photo of step #7 Serve on its own or as the basis for other desserts.

Remarks

You can use this method for apple or peach sorbet. The important thing is to use the best fruit you can find.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made

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