Sorbet is an excellent way to cleanse your palate before, during, or after a meal. It’s light, refreshing and contains little to no fat without sacrificing any flavor. In comparison to green tea ice cream, our matcha lime sorbet has a lighter and cleaner taste.
Additionally, sorbet is a great way to avoid the temptation of ice cream while still enjoying a sweet and savory treat that scratches the itch for something sweet without all the heavy sugars to weigh you down. In fact, matcha green tea powder is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that help provide and sustain your energy. Learn more about matcha health benefits.
Our Matcha Lime Sorbet is a quick and easy recipe that satisfies your sweet tooth without weighing you down like green tea ice cream. After all, it’s pretty difficult to feel light and airy after you’ve eaten dairy products like ice cream. The light and airy taste of matcha complements the sweet and savory combination of lime and strawberry perfectly for a clean taste that instantly refreshes your taste buds.
Matcha Lime Sorbet RecipePublished: 2015-11-19
- 8 cups sliced strawberries, fresh
- 2 cups water
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup corn syrup, light
- 2 tablespoons pureed ginger
- 2 teaspoons Epic Matcha green tea powder
- Juice of 2 limes
- Over medium-high heat bring sugar and water to a boil, stirring lightly.
- Reduce to a simmer and allow sugar to dissolve into the water.
- Remove from heat and allow to cool.
- In a food processor or blender, puree strawberries and lime juice until the mixture is smooth.
- Add strawberry puree and corn syrup to the cooled sugar and water. Stir until mixed evenly throughout, without any major clumps.
- Pour into your ice-cream maker and follow instructions provided by the manufacturer. Place into a freezer-safe container and freeze to set.
If you do not have an ice-cream maker, simply pour sorbet mixture into a freezer- safe container, refrigerate for 4–5 hours to set, and then freeze overnight.
Now if you’re anything like me, you’re probably thinking, “What’s the difference between sorbet and sherbet, anyway?”
In a nutshell, sorbet is simply fruit and sugar, where sherbet is fruit and cream. Of course, there are some ends and odds to the statement, but we’re going by the dictionary here.
Our Matcha Lime Sorbet is a must-try recipe that is as unique as it looks. It’s sweeter than traditional green tea ice cream and better for you. Print this page out to steal this recipe for the weekend. Invite a few friends over, or store the extra in your freezer. Let us know what you think about this recipe in the comments.
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