Cool down with this watermelon and strawberry sorbert

Watermelon sorbet. Photo: iStock

Watermelon and strawberry sorbet recipe without an ice cream maker.

Hot summer weather needs cool icy recipes and this watermelon and strawberries sobert is perfect for any hot day.


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups cubed seedless watermelon
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint minced (optional)


  1. Bring water and sugar to the boil in a small heavy saucepan. Cook, stirring, until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  2. Place watermelon, strawberries and sugar syrup in a blender. Cover and process for 2-3 minutes or until smooth.
  3. Strain and discard seeds and pulp.
  4. Transfer puree to a deep plastic container or dish.
  5. Freeze for 1 hour or until edges begin to firm.
  6. Stir in mint. Freeze 2 hours longer or until firm.
  7. Just before serving, transfer to a blender; cover and process for 2-3 minutes or until smooth.

This article first appeared in Living and Loving and has been republished with permission.

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