Berry Sorbet with Mixed Spices

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Dietary Interest:: vegan, gluten-free, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium

Berry Sorbet with Mixed Spices

Yield:

5 c (1.2 l)

Total Time:

25 Minutes

Print:

8.5x11

Difficulty:

Intermediate

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) cold water
  • 1/2 ounce (14 g) fresh ginger, peeled
  • 1/2 cup (100 g) granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (150 g) frozen unsweetened strawberries
  • 1 cup (140 g) frozen unsweetened blueberries
  • 1 cup (140 g) frozen unsweetened blackberries
  • 1 cup (140 g) frozen unsweetened raspberries
  • 2 cups (300 g) frozen pitted bing cherries
  • 1/2 cup (13 g) fresh mint leaves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (480 ml) ice cubes

Directions

  1. Partially thaw frozen berries for 10 to 15 minutes; set aside.
  2. Place water, ginger and sugar into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  3. Select Variable 1.
  4. Switch machine to Start and slowly increase speed to Variable 8. Blend for 10 seconds until ginger is finely chopped. Stop machine and remove lid.
  5. Add berries, mint, cloves, allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla and ice cubes to the container with the ginger mixture and secure lid.
  6. Select Variable 1.
  7. Slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.
  8. In about 45 to 55 seconds the sound of the motor will change and four mounds should form.
  9. Stop machine. Do not over mix or melting will occur.
  10. Serve immediately.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 1/2 cup (120 ml)

Amount Per Serving

 
Calories 90
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 2 mg
Total Carbohydrate 24 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 1 g