Thursday, October 25, 2012

Watermelon Sorbet

Let me see? Any cooling, chilled desserts I have shared before? Nope. Not as far as I know and not as far as I have checked through all the recipes I have already rolled out. What's with watermelon and this Watermelon Sorbet, or you can also call it Watermelon Granita? Whichever. As you wish to call it. I actually bought a big watermelon and after the usual, eating it as fresh, just like that after slicing, some slices were still available. So, the idea of making watermelon sorbet popped up. But how and which recipe? I admit I did refer to a couple of recipes and then, instead of replicating them as their originality, I added milk. Milk and watermelon? Yes. Got you worrying or you are not sure if you will make this watermelon and milk in one sorbet? You shouldn't. Nothing should hold you back. I made and those who tasted credited its taste. The fresh burst of watermelon and the creaminess of milk working and jiving in tandem. Super smooth, super luscious and one of the best sweet treat delight for a hot weather Watermelon Sorbet.

Cubes of watermelon (from 1/2 a watermelon)
Few sprigs of mint leaves
Milk (about 1 cup will do)
Sugar to taste or as you wish
Add all ingredients into blender/processor.
Pulse for a thick smooth mixture.
Pour into container and place in the freezer.
Once frozen, break sorbet with a wooden spatula.
Pulse again and pour back into the same container.
Back into the freezer.
Repeat the same process, a total of three times.
Keep sorbet covered in the freezer.
Serve with little cubes of watermelon or any other fruits.


  1. wa totally agree perfect for such a scorching day! Looks yummy!

  2. a bit tedious but worth it as can adjust the sweetness.

  3. The idea of watermelon in sorbet sounds refreshing. The photos are beautiful and sorbet looks so delicious !

  4. That looks so refreshing. Even though it's fall right now where I am, it's actually super hot today (Chicago weather is so weird sometimes). I'd love this right now :)

  5. This sure look very the pink color :)
    Thanks for the recipe and hope you are having a great week Nava!

  6. Never try sorbet before but use watermelon to make sorbet seems refreshing and rejuvenating. Your phototaking seems like perfect to make a cooking book. =D

  7. I love watermelons, can't imagine it with milk though! How would you describe the taste?

  8. This is such a stunning dessert my friend - flavoursome, refreshing and beatufiul :D

    Choc Chip Uru

  9. Thanks everyone for the lovely comments.
    Lin - the taste was like mentioned, fruity and creamy.

  10. What a refreshing treat! Another entertaining recipe :)

  11. Oh, how I love sorbet. I've never had it made with watermelon before--this looks great!

  12. hi nava, delicious looking sorbet- never thought of adding milk to my water melon. thanks for sharing-have a nice day

  13. Love love love! Watermelon is one of those fruits that kind of gets the zig sometimes so I'm always thrilled when I find it getting featured in a recipe like this :) Well done

  14. Watermelon is my fav! and sorbet looks delicious and very tempting...

  15. This beautiful and delicious dessert. I love it.

  16. Oh what a sorbet!! It's good to avoid sugar but i do enjoy desserts!! This sorbet for me is a must try!!

  17. wow this is an amazing dessert....loved the pics...


  18. wow, this recipe sounds and looks tooooooo interesting. Gonna give this a try soon :)


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