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Melon Sorbet

ACTIVE TIME: 15 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 4 hours 45 minutes
Yield: 1


  • 1 pound diced watermelon, muskmelon, or honeydew
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons vodka
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar

Specialized Hardware

  • Food processor
  • Ice cream maker


  • Place the melon in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth. Add the lemon juice, vodka, and sugar and process for another 30 seconds. Place the mixture into the refrigerator until the mixture reaches 40ºF; depending on the temperature of your ingredients and refrigerator, this could take 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Pour the chilled mixture into the bowl of an ice cream maker and process according to manufacturer's directions. Transfer the sorbet to an airtight container and place in the freezer for 3 to 4 hours before serving.