Lemon & Basil Sorbet

Written by 
The Canyon Ranch Kitchen

Nutrition Information (per serving)

calories 
65
protein 
Trace
sodium 
4 mg
carbohydrates 
17 g
fat 
Trace
fiber  
Trace
cholesterol 
0 mg
Servings 
16 (1/3 cup ea.)
Ingredients 

1¼ cups water
1¼ cups cane sugar
3 Tbsp fresh basil
2 cups water
1 cup fresh lemon juice

Instructions 
  1. In a medium saucepan, bring first amount of water and sugar to a simmer and cook until mixture is clear and has the consistency of corn syrup. Cool simple syrup completely.
  2. Place basil and a small amount of water in a blender and puree until smooth. 
  3. Combine simple syrup, basil juice, second amount of water and lemon juice. Place in a homemade ice cream freezer and follow the directions to freeze the sorbet.