Beat the summer heat with this refreshingly easy to make lime pineapple basil sorbet recipe! A perfect combination of sweet, zesty and tangy, this tropical fruits sorbet is also an ideal palette cleanser between meals. Your taste buds will be in for a treat as this sorbet explodes with the exotic flavours of pineapple, lime and basil. The best part about it is that it only uses 4 ingredients and can be done a day ahead.
REFRESHING LIME PINEAPPLE BASIL SORBET
Cooking Time: 3 hours
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
1/2 cup fresh pineapple cut into 2cm cubes*
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
20 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
1. Make a simple syrup by bringing the sugar and water to a boil in a saucepan for 1 minute; remove from heat.
2. Combine the syrup, lime juice, pineapple and basil in a blender; puree. Pour the mixture into a container and cover.
3. Store in freezer until completely frozen, approximately for 2 hours.
4. Break the frozen mixture into pieces and place in the blender; blend until smooth. Return to the container and cover. Store in freezer until ready to serve.
When ready to serve, scoop sorbet into bowls and garnish with basil.
*You can replace the fresh pineapple with 1/2 cup of canned pineapple cubes. As the canned pineapples come with its own sugar syrup, you can opt to reduce the amount of sugar syrup. Don’t throw the canned pineapple juice syrup away, there are many uses for it as seen here.
— For an adult version of this lime pineapple basil sorbet, just replace half cup of water with vodka —
This easy pineapple lime basil sorbet recipe is sure to be a summer hit with everyone at any time of the day.