Indulge in the vibrant and tangy flavors of homemade Lemon Sorbet. This delightful frozen dessert is made with fresh lemons, creating a refreshing treat that is perfect for hot summer days or any time you crave a burst of citrusy goodness.
In a saucepan, combine the water and granulated sugar. Heat the mixture over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is completely dissolved. Remove the saucepan from the heat and let the syrup cool for a few minutes.
In a bowl, combine the freshly squeezed lemon juice and lemon zest. Pour in the cooled sugar syrup and stir well to combine. The mixture should be well blended and smooth.
Transfer the lemon mixture to an ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturer's instructions until it reaches a smooth and frozen consistency. This usually takes about 20-25 minutes.
Once the sorbet is ready, transfer it to a lidded container and place it in the freezer for a few hours to firm up.
When serving, scoop the Lemon Sorbet into bowls or dessert glasses. Garnish with fresh mint leaves for an added touch of freshness and presentation.
Enjoy the zingy and refreshing flavors of homemade Lemon Sorbet, a perfect frozen treat to cool you down and satisfy your citrus cravings. It's an ideal dessert for summer gatherings or a delightful ending to any meal.
You can also prepare it with oranges if you like.