Strawberry sorbet

Strawberry sorbet
The secret of a good strawberry sorbet is to use first class strawberries, very ripe and full of flavour, so do choose them with care.

This recipe shows you how to lighten the texture of the sorbet by incorporating air.
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Last modified on: July 9th 2014

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 1 min.
Strawberry sorbet
Put 0 kg 2 g strawberries into a blender goblet. There is no need to remove the green tops.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Strawberry sorbet
Blend thoroughly.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Strawberry sorbet
Sieve the strawberry purée that you have made.

Add 1 cup Sugar syrup and the juice of ½ lemon.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
Strawberry sorbet
Transfer the mixture into an ice-cream maker and leave it to churn...

Stage 5
Strawberry sorbet
...until the purée begins to thicken a little.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Strawberry sorbet
Beat 1 egg white until light and fluffy.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
Strawberry sorbet
Add this to the mixture while churning.

Stage 8 - 10 min.
Strawberry sorbet
Leave to churn until the sorbet texture is smooth and creamy.
You will see how the trick of incorporating a beaten egg white lightens the sorbet in both senses: not only in texture, but also in colour, as it changes from red to pink. This does not affect the flavour, and the lighter sorbet will also keep without turning hard. Professional makers inject air into their ice creams to achieve the same effect.
Several days in the freezer.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
8,128 Kcal or 34,030 Kj5 gr2,027 gr0 gr
406 %2 %191 %0 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,366 Kcal or 5,719 Kj1 gr341 gr0 gr
68 %<1 %32 %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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Egg
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  • For 500 g : 1.82 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
StrawberriesStrawberries: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Quick Strawberry Millefeuille, Clear strawberry juice, Strawberry feuilleté, Fraisier (French strawberry cake), Strawberry brunoise in a dessert-wine sabayon, ... All
Sugar syrupSugar syrup: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Brioche slices with almond cream, How to glaze a tart , Melon with port sorbet, Peach and verbena feuilleté, Fruit salad, ... All
Egg whiteEgg white: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: How to beat egg whites, Viennese Shortbread, Eton mess, Macaronade mixture, Coconut paste, ... All
LemonLemon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Koulibiak in pie dish, Apricot jelly, Cucumber and salmon salad, Flognarde, Hummus, ... All
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