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Cleansing Lime Sherbert

Sherbet is both lower in calories than the rich, high-fat “gourmet” ice cream. Cleansing Lime Sherbert.

Once you taste this Lime sherbert you won't want anything else. It is a great palate cleanser. It's great to eat after a heavy, on a hot Summer day, or anytime you need a little lime in your life.What are the benefits of lime? Well to start they are an all-natural citric acid, which can cut through almost any spice or seasoning (A big reason it is used in Spicy cuisine) It is also rich in vitamin C and antioxidants. Eating limes may improve immunity, reduce heart disease risk factors, prevent kidney stones, aid iron absorption, and promote healthy skin.:

Unlike ice cream, sherbet uses fruit juice or fruit purée as its main ingredient and typically only has a small amount of dairy.-GTG

Cooking Tips

*You can substitue sugar for the sweetner of your choice.

*You do not have to add food coloring to the recipe.

*Use a fork to break it down.

*If it is too frozen, just sit it out on the counter for 20-25 minutes. Use a fork to break down and serve to your friends and family.

Cleansing Lime Sherbert Recipe


  • 4-1/4 Cups Sugar

  • 1-1/2 Cups Lime Juice

  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 Tablespoons grated lime peel

  • 7-1/2 Cups milk

  • 1/2 Cup Buttermilk

  • 1 Drop green food coloring, *Optional

Cooking Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine sugar, lime juice, lemon juice, and lime peel until well blended. Gradually stir in milk, buttermilk and food coloring if desired; Mix well.

  2. Pour into the cylinder of an ice cream freezer and freeze according to manufacturer's directions. Remove from the freezer 10 minutes before serving.

Serving Size: 2.5 Quarts

*Recipe may need to be frozen in 2 batches

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