Mojito sorbet

With its cooling mint and zesty lime, this sorbet is the perfect indulgence for sunny days. 

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes, plus churning
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • Total time: 15 minutes, plus churning

Serves: 4

Ingredients

180g caster sugar
6 mint sprigs, plus 2 tbsp chopped mint leaves
zest and juice of 2 limes
1-2 tsp white rum (optional)

Method

1. In a pan bring 500ml water, the sugar and mint sprigs to the boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and seive the liquid, pressing as much liquid as possible out of the sprigs. While the liquid is still hot, add the lime zest. Leave to cool,then add the lime juice and chopped mint leaves.

2. Churn in the Cuisinart Gelato and Ice Cream Professional, then serve immediately with 1-2 tsp white rum poured over (if using) or remove to a container and freeze for later use.