Watermelon sorbet

Watermelon sorbet

  • serves 4
  • Easy

During the long hot summers in Italy, a spoonful of sorbetto di cocomro is a popular pick-me-up. The amount of sugar used in this sorbet recipe can be varied depending on the sweetness of the watermelon


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  • watermelon 1, cut in wedges and seeds taken out
  • golden caster sugar to taste


  • Step 1

    Remove the skin from the watermelon and cut the flesh into chunks. Purée in a food processor until smooth. Add sugar, a couple of tbsp at a time, until it is sweet enough. Remember that the cold will dull the flavour a little.

  • Step 2

    Chill the purée for two hours, then freeze in a container or churn in an electric ice-cream machine. Store the sorbet in the freezer until ready to serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 147
  • Fat 0.9g
  • Carbs 35.3g
  • Fibre 0.3g
  • Protein 1.6g
  • Salt 0.02g