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Frozen Grape ‘Sorbet’

This cheat’s sorbet is my favourite way to turn any fruit into a quick summer treat. It takes 1 ingredient and, once the fruit is frozen, it comes together in just 5 minutes. Unlike a sorbet, which is churned in an ice cream machine with a hefty amount of sugar to avoid the formation of ice crystals, this cheat’s sorbet only breaks down the frozen fruit, essentially creating a smoother & unsweetened granita.
15 min

I use 1 kg of grapes in this recipe to make it easier for the processor to break it down into a sorbet texture. You can either use a smaller quantity and scrape the sides more often or do it like me and just freeze the rest for next time. Feel free to flavour it any way you want. Even adding 1 tbsp of lemon juice and 2 tbsp of maple syrup before blending brings out more of the natural flavours.

serves 8

Ingredients

  • 1 kg grapes (or any fruit you like)

Method

The day before, pick the grapes into a container and pop them in the freezer.

Once frozen, simply add all of the frozen grapes to the bowl of a food processor and blend them into a sorbet texture, scraping the sides down once or twice. Divide over bowls and serve.

You can freeze the leftovers for another day. When you are serving them, take the container out of the freezer to thaw for 5 minutes, then tip the ‘sorbet’ into the food processor and blend again until smooth.

Frozen Grape ‘Sorbet’

This cheat’s sorbet is my favourite way to turn leftover fruit into a quick summer treat. Rather than a sorbet, which is usually churned in an ice cream machine to avoid the formation of ice crystals, it’s actually closer to a granita, but it uses the whole fruit and natural juices without adding any extra sugar or liquid at all. That’s why it only takes 1 ingredient and 5 minutes to make.
Course Dessert
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 1 kg grapes (or any fruit you like)

Instructions
 

  • The day before, pick the grapes into a container and pop them in the freezer.
  • Once frozen, simply add all of the frozen grapes to the bowl of a food processor and blend them into a sorbet texture, scraping the sides down once or twice. Divide over bowls and serve.
  • You can freeze the leftovers for another day. When you are serving them, take the container out of the freezer to thaw for 5 minutes, then tip the ‘sorbet’ into the food processor and blend again until smooth.
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