Mint Sorbet Recipe

Mint Sorbet is a delicious end to any appetizing meal. Learn how to make/prepare Mint Sorbet by following this easy recipe.
Mint Sorbet Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
  • 25 g (1 oz) fresh Mint Leaves
  • 425 ml (3/4 pint) Water
  • 100 g (4 oz) Caster Sugar
  • 2 Lemons (thinly striped zest and juiced)
  • Few drops of Green Food Coloring
  • 1 Egg White
  • Sprigs of Mint (to decorate)
How to make Mint Sorbet:
  • Place a heavy-based saucepan on fire and pour water.
  • Add caster sugar and lemon zest to the water.
  • Dissolve the sugar while stirring on low heat.
  • Boil the mixture and simmer thereafter for 5 minutes, without stirring.
  • Remove the syrup from heat and add lemon juice and mint leaves. Allow the syrup to cool completely.
  • Take 850 ml freeze-proof container and strain the syrup into it.
  • Add green food coloring and stir well.
  • Cover the container and freeze for about 3 hours till the mixture is frozen about 1 cm around the edges and slushy in the center.
  • Remove the mixture into a large bowl and mash well using a fork.
  • Whisk the egg white in a separate dry bowl until stiff peaks are formed.
  • Whisk the mint mixture to break the large lumps.
  • Stir in the egg white into the mint mixture, about 1/3 at a time. Whisk well until the mixture blends well.
  • Transfer the mixture back into the container and cover it.
  • Freeze for another 3 hours until firm.
  • 5 minutes before serving, remove the sorbet from the freezer and allow it to soften at room temperature.
  • Scoop into stemmed glasses.
  • Decorate with mint sprigs and serve immediately.