Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Peach-Lime Sorbet

1 1/2 cups water
2/3 cup sugar
2 Tbs light corn syrup
1 pound fresh peaches or nectarines
1 tsp freshly grated lime zest
6 Tbs lime juice
1/4 tsp salt

-Stir water, sugar and corn syrup in a large saucepan over medium heat until the sugar dissolves. Add peaches (or nectarines); bring to a simmer. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
-Pour the fruit-syrup mixture into a blender. Add lime zest, juice and salt; blend until smooth. Pour into a large bowl and refrigerate until cold, 4 hours or overnight.
-Freeze the sorbet mixture in an ice cream maker.
-(Alternatively, pour the mixture into ice cube trays and freeze until solid, about 4 hours. Unmold cubes, place half in a food processor fitted with the chopping blade, and process, scraping the sides as necessary, until fairly smooth but still icy. Repeat with the remaining cubes.)

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