Delicious, nice, sharp, refreshing and so easy!


  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 3 cups Water
  • 2 1/4 cups Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tbs Finely chopped lemon zest


  1. Combine the sugar and water in a large saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  2. Reduce heat to low and simmer without stirring until the sugar dissolves, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Cool completely.
  4. Keep refrigerated until ready to use
  5. When cool, add the lemon juice and zest, stir to combine. Turn the machine on.
  6. Pour the lemon mixture into the freezer bowl, and mix until the mixture thickens, about 25 to 30 minutes.
  7. The sorbet will have a soft texture similar to a freshly scooped Italian ice.
  8. If a firmer consistency is desired, transfer the sorbet to an airtight container and place in freezer for about 2 hours.

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Justine Murphy

Justine is marketing director and co-owner of Kitchen Warehouse. She loves entertaining and will not refuse a good glass of wine.

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