Rosy Strawberry Sorbet
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 pound fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons rosewater
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  1. In a small pot over medium-high heat, bring sugar and 1/2 cup water to a simmer. Stir to dissolve sugar, then remove pot from heat and cool to room temperature, about 20 minutes.
  2. Pour purée through a fine-mesh sieve to remove seeds, pressing down with a spatula to extract liquid. Discard seeds.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine sugar syrup, strawberry purée, rosewater, lemon juice, and salt. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until well chilled, at least 2 hours.
  4. Stir mixture well, then freeze in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer's directions.
  5. Yield: Makes 3 cups; 6 servings
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