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Screaming For Frozen Desserts, Lemon Sorbet!

how to make christmas lemon sorbet frozen dessert
The Lemon Myrtle in this recipe, combined with the sweetness and sourness of the sorbet, was ethereal.

how to make christmas lemon sorbet frozen desserts
A pinch of the scented herb from Gryphon Tea gives this dessert an exotic feel, perfect for the festive season and leaves you yelling for more!

charming christmas lemon sorbet recipe
Recipe Featured in Foodwhirl, Tasting Spot, PtitChef and OMY-食天堂Eat!

150g Sugar
300ml Water
6 Lemons
1 Egg-white
1 tsp Lemon Myrtle

  1. Combine sugar and water in a pot and boil till sugar dissolves. Wash lemons. Using a peeler, add rind thinly from 1 lemon. Throw in lemon myrtle and simmer for 2 mins. * Keep some rind for toppings.
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  3. Leave to cool. Drain and transfer to a tray and chill.
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  5. Cut off lemon tops. Squeeze lemons and add juice to syrup. Freeze for about 4hrs.
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  7. Scrap off everything inside lemons using a spoon and retain as containers.
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  9. Using a food processor, add egg-white to lemon mixture and beat till smooth.
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  11. Put back into tray and freeze for another 4hrs.
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  13. Scoop sorbet into lemon shells. Top with lemon rind and herb, and leave your guests screaming for more!
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Check out another recipe using the aromatic herb: Pan-Seared Scallops in Lemon Myrtle Cream
lemon myrtle cream pan seared scallops recipe


  1. The Lemon Sorbet looks amazing - very clever to use the lemon as a serving dish!

  2. Ann, so glad I caught your attention with this dessert! You're really fast. Hahaha! Thks for visiting!

  3. ooo so since...the 1st pic had me wondring how you put the writing there but after reading till end I know alredy. Very clever idea.

  4. Small Kuching, it's so fun playing with the glitters! It's back to school! Hahaha!

  5. Jolene, it's an aromatic herb & you can read all about it in my previous post: Pan-Seared Scallops in Lemon Myrtle Cream. Wonderful spice to add into your dishes :)

  6. Very impressive and simply love the color, sure must been wonderful in taste.

  7. Yo! I really love how you present your food - so appealing and so appetitizing!

  8. Jay, hahaha! Thks!

    Nava, it's another great dish for entertaining :)

    Doris, u're simply a doll! Thks!

  9. Wow it looks amazingly yummy! I love lemon sorbet :) And great idea for using the lemon to serve up the sorbet! Your food pictures always make me feel hungry heh.

  10. Rachael, I'm delighted to have another foodie friend! Thks so much for your wonderful comments!

  11. Hi Shirley, This is such a lovely recipe! I've never used lemon myrtle but after seeing this I will need to try! This is such a light and refreshing would also be a wonderful intermezzo course!! Beautiful! Merry Christmas my friend♥

  12. Rebecka, I'm really pleased to see u dropping by so often & appreciate your kind words. God bless & Merry X'mas to u & your family too!

  13. Shirley, I'm so mouth watering with this Lemon Sorbet. Very creative! I want to bookmark for the weekend so everyone can try it!
    Merry Christmas ☺

  14. What a beautiful and festive dessert, Shirley! So creative of you to serve your sorbet on the lemon shells!

  15. Shirley, this looks so refreshing! Love your presentation in the lemon shells, too! Off to check out your recipes... :)

  16. Ann, thks & hope u've fun! Merry X'mas!

    Tina, the lemon shells make excellent serving cups & they look lovely.

    Kimby, thks & I'm really, really looking fwd. Happy holidays, dear!

  17. This looks absolutely delicious! I love ice cream and sorbet year round...yes even when it is freezing outside in Chicago :D

  18. awesome!
    it is so nice to been serve!

  19. Bessie, u've made me look at u at a different angle. Hahaha!

    Wendy, awesome to have u here! Happy holidays!

  20. so pretty!!! that yellow thing looks yummy! am not a fAN of sorbet but this looks really good , with the giltters and all!:))

  21. it sounds simple and suitable for beginner like me :) i love this really alot!


  22. Charles, u're go crazy with this lemon sorbet! Hohoho!

    Fish, really nice to know that! Now u've no excuse not to step into d kitchen. Heehee!

    Aemy, Merry Xmas!

  23. Merry Christmas to you & your family too, Shirley. Sorry that I'm late again. A lot of catching to! However, wishing you all the very best. I bet you had a great time back then. And also congrats on your featuring post. You deserved it.
    And not forgetting to wish you a very Happy 2012 as well. May all the good things coming to you. ((hugs))

  24. That is just so beautiful Shirley! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas :)

  25. Kristy, it's good to hear from u again & thks for your warm wishes! All the best for 2012 & Happy Blogging!

    Alisha, I'm glad it caught your attention too! Happy holidays!


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