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Lychee Lemon Sorbet ~ 荔枝柠檬沙冰


What can be more refreshing then a serving of homemade sorbet as an afternoon snack or a dessert? This is a very simple sorbet, basically, it's just frozen water or juice with some fruit and in my case, it's lychee and lemon with a sprinkling of freshly ground kaffir leaves.  The kaffir leaves are not only fragrant but the tiny dots of green just help to make the sorbet more attractive and pretty.


Recipe for Lychee Lemon Sorbet ~  荔枝柠檬沙

Ingredients                                       


  • 1 can Lychee with juice
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves, finely shredded
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 Tbsp Cointreau (optional)
Method
  1. Puree the Lychee with juice, kaffir leaves, salt and lemon juice in a blender till smooth.  Strain the mixture and blend again.
  2. Pour the mixture into a container, cover with cling wrap and chill in the fridge, overnight.
  3. Proceed with the instructions as per your icecream maker but add in the tablespoonful of Cointreau just before adding in the mixture.
  4. Pour the sorbet into a container and freeze till required.







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  2. Hi Soke Hah, honestly I prefer sorbets to ice creams. When I try my hand in making this dessert, I'll start with sorbet first. Lemony lychee sorbet must be very refreshing.

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    1. I go for sorbet anytime, light and refreshing!

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  3. Totally refreshing and delicious, Cheah.

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  4. Hi ,I just bought some fresh lychee, its too sour to eat,think I gotta try this sorbet ..haha
    Tks for sharing

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    1. Think it'll taste lovely with fresh lychee.

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  5. Hi Soke Hah, your sorbet looks really refreshing and delicious! A definite must-try during hot weather. Thanks for sharing it to BREE!

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    1. You're most welcome and this is definitely a very refreshing dessert!

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  6. This must taste very refreshing!

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  7. This sorbet looks so refreshing and delicious! Love the combination of lychee and lemon together. I've been seeing so many ice cream recipes lately, feel like making some!

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  8. Cheah, I love sorbet with lychee. Sounds so refreshing ~

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  9. Hi Cheah,
    Lychee and lime ...yum yum !!
    I am going to grab a can of lychee and make this ..hehe
    Between I have try out your yogurt pear muffins..they are good!
    mui

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    1. Thanks for trying out the yoghurt pear muffins recipe, glad that you like them :)

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  10. Cheah, I'll have to agree that this combination is very refreshing!

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