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If you enjoy cooking and search for a dessert that is excellent in presentation and so easy to make then why not try making a sorbet with cranberries.

A sorbet made with cranberries is delicious. The deep red of the cranberries makes it an eye catching dessert. It can be stored in the freezer for up to three weeks, it is low in calories and has zero saturated fat. With an easy method of production and a scrumptious outcome it is the most enjoyable desert for all occasions. Equipment:

Small Pan

Medium Pan

Food Processor



1 Litre Freezer-proof Container

Wooden Spoon



150g Caster sugar

500g Defrosted cranberries

The juices of ½ lemon


Step one: Take the medium pan and add 50g of caster sugar and 150ml cold water.

Step two: Heat the mixture gently in the pan and stir until the sugar has completely dissolved.

Step three: Add the cranberries to the pan and bring to a boil.

Step four: Cover the pan with a lid or plate and leave to simmer whilst stirring occasionally for 15 minutes.

Step five: When the fruit in the pan has become spongy take the pan off of the heat and allow to cool slightly.

Step six: Place the mixture into the food processor and blend until it resembles a smooth purée.

Step seven: Take the sieve and place it over a separate bowl.

Step eight: Using the back of a spoon push the purée through the sieve to remove the skin and pips of the fruit.

Step nine: Leave to cool.

Step ten: Whilst the purée cools, take the remainder of the sugar and place it in a small pan along with 350ml cold water and the lemon juice.

Step eleven: Heat on the stove for 2-3 minutes and stir gently until the sugar has dissolved.

Step twelve: Leave to cool.

Step thirteen: Add to the purée and stir until the mixture is smooth.

Step fourteen: Poor the whole of the mixture into the freezer-proof container.

Step fifteen: Place in the freezer for 2-3 hours until it becomes slush like.

Step sixteen: Take mixture and blend in the food processor to break up the crystals.

Step seventeen: Return it to the freezer.

Step eighteen: Every 2 hours use a folk to take the =ice crystals from the side of the sorbet and centre them until the sorbet is evenly covered in ice crystals.

Step nineteen: The sorbet is ready to serve.

And there you have it. A fabulous sorbet with cranberries. This process can be repeated for all fruits.



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