Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Looks at those Melons

A few weeks ago, the Big Man gave me a big box from Woot.com. (One of my fav online retailors.) Inside was a Cuisinart ice cream maker. I cannot tell you how excited I was! I've always wanted to make my own ice cream. Growing up, Mel would make the best fresh peach ice creamfor the 4th of July.

Since I've been watching my weight, I haven't made too many tasty treats. But tonight I had two melons that were going south. So Melon Sorbet it is!

Honeydew Sorbet

4 1/2 cups honeydew melon, diced
1 cup sugar
1 cup lime juice
1 tbsp lime zest

Combine sugar and lime zest to small bowl.

With the back of a spoon, press zest to release oils.

Let sit 10mins before mixing in lime juice. Process until smooth in food processor with melon chunks.

Cover and chill in the refridgerator until cool all the way through, 1-2hrs min.
Transfer to ice cream maker and mix for 20-25mins.

Serve once sorbet is frozen. Store in freezer in air tight container.

If you have any question/comments about this recipe, pls leave me a comment or email at megmehell at yahoo dot com.
I hope you enjoy this dinner as much as I did. Do you have a favorite homemade ice cream flavor?


Allie said...

I'm jealous, that looks delicious!

Teamarcia said...

Man that looks good! I don't think I've ever had homemade ice cream!

Middle Name Marie said...

That looks great! I have actually never had homemade ice cream! Am I even American? ;)

Christina said...

That looks delicious. My bf's dad makes homemade ice cream - vanilla. Love it. So good.
Personally I like peach ice cream. :) It is a good day for some icy treats.

My Three Sons said...

YUMMMMMAY!!! I found you through Crunchy Nut Mama!