Friday, April 2, 2010
Friday Firsts - Pomegranate Sorbet
Happy Friday everybody! If this is your first Friday Firsts click the link above or on the sidebar for more information! My 12 year old cousin Taylor is visiting me so I've had quite the busy week. Sorry for the lack of posts and comments lately!
My first for this week was a perfect treat for this beautiful 80° weather we've had the past two days! A crisp and refreshingly beautiful Pomegranate Sorbet!
I think I've created a monster. I came upstairs earlier today to find Taylor googling recipes. She saw a stash of pomegranate juice I have in my fridge and went in search of a use for it! The ice cream and dessert lover that she is, she settled on pomegranate sorbet and printed out the recipe. It is very simple and with a little help from me, the mixture was chilling in the fridge in a few minutes. Later Johnny helped her with the ice cream machine to freeze it.
2 cups water
1 cup sugar
2 cups pomegranate juice
1/4 cup lemon juice
In a saucepan combine the sugar and water. Heat to a boil and let simmer for about 5 minutes to create a simple syrup. Remove from the heat and stir in the pomegranate juice and lemon juice. Chill in the refrigerator until cool.
Freeze in your ice cream machine per manufacturer's instructions.
Not only did she take the initiative, find a recipe, help me make it, but she inquired about a special glass to display the sorbet in for a pretty picture! A food blogger in the making - right!?
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The pomegranate juice used in this recipe was generously provided by POMWonderful.