Cool off in style with these 5 mouthwatering sorbet recipes

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If you’re looking for a lighter alternative to a stacked ice cream cone, sorbet has got you covered. Refreshing, delicious and aesthetically appealing, sorbet is a dessert that features a potpourri of unique and exciting flavors in addition to the traditional variety. If you’re in the mood for a fun frozen treat, here are five creative sorbet recipes that are cool conversation starters.

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1. Three-ingredient passion fruit sorbet

This simple sorbet recipe requires only three ingredients. Start by scooping passion fruit meat into a food processor. Then soak the peels in water and set them aside. Next, purée the passion fruit and strain the blend into a saucepan to remove any seeds. Then add sugar to the passion fruit purée, and bring the mixture to a boil until the sugar dissolves. Pour in cold water followed by lemon extract, and let cool. Then pour the mixture into a blender with ice, and pulse until the texture becomes smooth and fluffy. Finally, stuff each passion fruit peel with sorbet before serving.

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2. Cotton candy grape sorbet

It’s been heard through the grapevine that grapes make a delicious sorbet. First, freeze a bowl of cotton candy grapes with the stems removed. Next, add the frozen grapes to a blender and pulse until the texture becomes chunky. Then add lime juice and sugar, and continue blending until smooth. Finally, transfer the mix to a freezer-safe container, and freeze until it becomes firmer. Enjoy!

3. Elderflower sorbet

An assortment of fresh berries is the perfect complement to this elderflower sorbet. Start by adding water and elderflower cordial to a freezer-safe container. Next, pop it in the freezer for seven hours before transferring it to a blender. Once smooth, transition the mixture back to the dish. Then freeze for another four hours before serving.

4. Foraged wood sorrel sorbet

If you feel like foraging for your dessert, this wood sorrel sorbet is right up your alley. Rinse the wood sorrel stems and leaves. Then soak them in boiling water for 10 minutes. Next, add sugar and water to a saucepan over high heat until the sugar dissolves. Then let cool. Add the wood sorrel and water to a food processor, and blend until smooth. Strain the mix into the simple syrup, and pour it into a freezer-safe container. Then cover the dish and pop it in the freezer for a minimum of five hours. Finally, transfer the frozen sorbet to a blender, and pulse until it becomes smooth. Top with a mint leaf, and enjoy!

5. Papaya coconut sorbet

This papaya coconut sorbet is paradise in a bowl. First, grab a coconut and scrape the meat into a blender or food processor. Next, add frozen papaya and lemon juice. Then blend until smooth and creamy. Finally, top with coconut flakes and enjoy!

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