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

Keywords for this recipe:Ice-creamSorbetFruitsPearsSyrup
For 800 ml, you will need:

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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.
Keeping
Several weeks in the freezer.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,212 Kcal or 5,074 Kj4 gr288 gr1 gr
61 %2 %27 %<1 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
100 Kcal or 419 Kj< 1 gr24 gr< 1 gr
5 %<1 %2 %<1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 800 ml : 1.97 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Sugar syrupSugar syrup: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Individual charlottes with morello cherries, Strawberry sorbet, Fruit coulis (fruit purée), Framboisier, Pavlova, ... All
PearsPears: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: 4 pears salad with vanilla, Caramelized pear custard tart, Pear and lime meringue pie, Fruit salad, Poire Belle Hélène, ... All
Vitamin CVitamin C: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Verrine of avocado mousse and crab, Fruit coulis (fruit purée), Raspberry sorbet, Carrot-top pesto, Peach and mint salad , ... All
LemonLemon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Raw beetroot mousse with walnuts, Caesar salad, Strawberry and kiwi fruit salad, Icelandic-style fish and vegetable pie, Pear and lime meringue pie, ... All
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