Melon Sorbet

Made from the simplest of ingredients, this refreshing sorbet doubles up as a dessert and a palate cleanser
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Spinneys Summer In Season
July 04, 2019
Preparation Time 15 minutes (plus freezing time)
Cooking Time 5 minutes
Serves 6-8
PHOTO BY Katelyn Allegra
RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra & Cassandra Upton

INGREDIENTS

340g granulated sugar
375ml spinneysFOOD Bottled Drinking Water
560g melon, peeled, seeds removed and cubed
1 lemon, juiced
1 large egg, white separated

METHOD

  • 1

    In a medium-sized pot, over a medium heat, gently warm the sugar and water until all the sugar has dissolved, but don’t allow the syrup mixture to boil

  • 2

    Remove from the heat and allow to cool completely

  • 3

    Place the melon in a food processor and blend until completely juiced. Pass through a fine-mesh sieve

  • 4

    Combine the melon juice, cooled sugar syrup, lemon juice and egg white

  • 5

    Pour into a zip-top storage bag and freeze for at least 4 hours, or overnight

  • 6

    Once frozen, blend the mixture until smooth, then pour into a sealable container or loaf tin

  • 7

    Freeze for another 3 hours before serving

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