Limoncello-Mint Sorbet with Fresh Blackberries

Lemon sorbetTry this yummy summer treat!Limoncello, the citrusy Italian liqueur, brightens this sorbet. It’s nice to have a bottle on hand to splash with soda in a spritzer or macerate with fruit for a quick dessert.

Yield
8 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup sorbet and 1/4 cup berries)

Ingredients
2 cups water
1 1/3 cups sugar
1/2 cup limoncello
1 cup fresh lemon juice (about 6 large lemons)
1/2 cup chopped fresh mint
2 cups blackberries
Lemon slices (optional)

Preparation
1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; add lemon juice and mint. Cover and chill.

2. Strain juice mixture through a sieve into a bowl; discard solids. Pour mixture into the freezer can of an ice-cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer’s instructions. Spoon sorbet into a freezer-safe container; cover and freeze 1 hour or until firm. Serve with blackberries; garnish with lemon slices, if desired.

Nutritional Information
Calories:184
Fat:0.2g (sat 0.0g,mono 0.0g,poly 0.1g)
Protein:0.6g
Carbohydrate:39.3g
Fiber:2g
Cholesterol:0.0mg
Iron:0.2mg
Sodium:1mg
Calcium:13mg

Source: http://www.myrecipes.com

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