Nice touch for the 4th of July…
· 1 cup water
· 1/2 cup sugar
· 2 cups seeded watermelon cubes
· 2 cups fresh berries (raspberries, strawberries, and/or blueberries)
· Snipped fresh lemon balm
· Fresh lemon balm sprigs
· Fresh raspberries and/or blueberries (option
- In a medium saucepan combine water and sugar; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Boil gently, uncovered for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
Place watermelon and berries in a blender and blend for 30 seconds. Add the warm syrup and blend until almost smooth. Transfer the mixture to a 3-quart rectangular baking dish or a 13X9X2 in backing dish. Place in the freezer, uncovered, for 1-1/2 hours or until almost solid.
Remove sorbet from freezer. Using a fork, break up the frozen fruit into a somewhat smooth mixture. Stir in lemon balm. Freeze 1 hour more. Break up the ice with a fork and serve in shallow bowls. Top with lemon balm springs and a few raspberries or blueberries.
Makes:6 to 8 servings
Prep 25 mins Freeze2 hrs 30 mins
From: Better Homes and Garden