Raspberry sorbet

Raspberry sorbet
To make a seriously good raspberry sorbet, the fruit must be of the best quality, of course, but there is another little secret: you need to remove all the seeds to make a really smooth coulis.

It is this smooth coulis that makes the sorbet so deliciously velvety.
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Last modified on: July 5th 2017

Keywords for this recipe:Ice-creamSorbetFruitsRaspberries

For 1 litre, you will need:

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 2 min.
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Put 700 g raspberries into a high-sided container and blend thoroughly.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Pour this raspberry purée into a sieve and use a soft spatula in a to-and-fro movement across the bottom of the sieve to push the purée through.

Stage 3
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Continue until only the seeds are left in the sieve.

Discard the seeds.

Stage 4
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You will now have the smooth coulis that is essential for the "perfect" raspberry sorbet.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Add to the coulis the same weight of sugar syrup, the juice of 1 lemon and, if possible, 2 g vitamin C. Mix well.

Stage 6 - 2 hours
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Refrigerate for at least 2 hours, either covered with plastic film or in a sealed bottle or jar.

Stage 7 - 10 min.
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Transfer to an ice-cream maker and leave to churn...

Stage 8
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...until the sorbet is ready and velvelty smooth.

Stage 9
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Serve immediately.


For more information on the subject, see the page dedicated to ice-cream and sorbets.


Should be eaten immediately, but will keep in the freezer.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,304 Kcal or 5,460 Kj8 gr318 gr0 gr
65 %3 %30 %0 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
98 Kcal or 410 Kj1 gr24 gr0 gr
5 %<1 %2 %0 %
% 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).

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More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
RaspberriesRaspberries: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Cranachan, Framboisier, Raspberry muffins, Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis, Raspberry tart, ... All
Sugar syrupSugar syrup: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Strawberry-mint sorbet, Baked Alaska, Peach and verbena feuilleté, Peach and mint salad , Peach and blackcurrant coupe, ... All
LemonLemon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fish terrine with spinach and tomatoes, Light herb sauce, Chorba, Poaching syrup, Surprise eggs, ... All

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