All posts tagged: creme de cassis

Lychee and Lime Sorbet

With Summer slowly but surely approaching, I’m running out of ways to avoid ice cream. So with this recipe I embrace the frozen dessert world with the best alternative, sorbet. It’s very sugary, yes, but is way lower in fat due to its lack of artery-clogging dairy products. This is the first time I’ve ever tried my hand at sorbet, I don’t have an ice cream maker or any real knowledge of how you approach making frozen desserts without the correct equipment. So if you know loads about the science of sorbet, please feel free to correct my (probably incorrect) methods, I will be very grateful to hear from you. This being an experiment, I only made a small amount, but by all means multiply the ingredients to make more – and let me know how it goes! Serves 2 100g caster sugar 100ml boiling water 1 measure creme de cassisย (not essential but gives the great colour and I needed an excuse to use it) 200g lychees, peeled, stoned and blended Zest and juice of …