Strawberry Lavender Sorbet

Total Time:
28 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
8 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
1 1/2 quarts
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 5 cups strawberry puree, strained of seeds, from about 4 pints raw berries
  • 3/4 to 1 cup lavender simple syrup, recipe follows
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • Lavender Simple Syrup:
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons dried lavender
Directions
  • Puree strawberries and send them through a fine sieve to catch the seeds. Whisk in cool lavender simple syrup and lemon juice. Taste for balance of acid and sweetness. Chill overnight in freezer.

Lavender Simple Syrup:
  • Combine the sugar and the water in a saucepan. Bring to a simmer and cook until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat and cool. Bring simple syrup back to a simmer and toss in dried lavender. Cover and infuse for a 30 minutes. Strain and cool. Store in a refrigerator.

  • Yield: 3 cups


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