Star Anise Blackberries with Lemon Sorbet

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

3/4 cup water

1/4 cup sugar

2 star anise

1 teaspoon lemon juice, juice of 1 wedge

1 pint blackberries

1 pint lemon sorbet

8 Piroline cookies or other wafer style dessert cookie

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan placed over moderate heat, combine water, sugar, star anise and lemon juice. Stir and cook until sugar dissolves and water comes to a bubble. Add blackberries and cook 30 seconds. Remove pan from heat and let stand a 1 or 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove star anise. Scoop lemon sorbet into 4 small dessert cups. Top lemon sorbet with star anise and blackberries and garnish desserts with 2 Piroline cookies or dessert wafers.

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