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Lime and Basil Sorbet

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Serves 8

Refeshing and unusual dessert.

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  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • 3/4 cup Fresh Lime Juice
  • 20 Fresh Basil Leaves, minced


    1. Make a simple syrup by bringing the sugar and water to the boil in a small saucepan. Allow to boil for 1 minute then remove from the heat.
    2. Combine the syrup, lime juice and basil in a blender and puree. Pour the mixture into a container and cover. Store in the freezer until completely frozen, (about 2 hours).
    3. Break the frozen mixture into pieces and place in the blender the blend until smooth. Return to the container and cover.
    4. Store in the freezer until ready to serve.

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22nd Sep, 2013
Absolutely delightful refreshing dessert, fabulous on the palate, served with chocolate and rhubarb
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