Pear and Grappa Sorbet

AuthorAlyssa Saltzman
DifficultyIntermediate

Fresh and boozy sorbet with Italian Grappa and summer pears

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Yields6 Servings
Prep Time30 minsCook Time2 hrsTotal Time2 hrs 30 mins
Ingredients
 1 ½ cups caster sugar
 ¾ cup water
 2 lbs soft pears
 2 lemons
 4 tbsp grappa pr vodka
Directions
1

Place the sugar and water in a pan and bring to a boil.

2

Reduce the heat and simmer for 3 minutes

3

Add quartered pears and continue to simmer for 5 minutes

4

Add the juice and lemon zest of one lemon. Add the grappa. Puree in a blender.

5

Let stand for 10 minutes

6

Refrigerate until cold, about 2 hours

7

Pour into pre-cooled gelato maker and follow the instructions on your machine.

8

Take the remaining lemon. Remove the zest and place in a cup. Add a teaspoon of sugar. Cover and place in the freezer.

9

Sprinkle the lemon zest over the sorbet just before serving.

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Ingredients

Ingredients
 1 ½ cups caster sugar
 ¾ cup water
 2 lbs soft pears
 2 lemons
 4 tbsp grappa pr vodka

Directions

Directions
1

Place the sugar and water in a pan and bring to a boil.

2

Reduce the heat and simmer for 3 minutes

3

Add quartered pears and continue to simmer for 5 minutes

4

Add the juice and lemon zest of one lemon. Add the grappa. Puree in a blender.

5

Let stand for 10 minutes

6

Refrigerate until cold, about 2 hours

7

Pour into pre-cooled gelato maker and follow the instructions on your machine.

8

Take the remaining lemon. Remove the zest and place in a cup. Add a teaspoon of sugar. Cover and place in the freezer.

9

Sprinkle the lemon zest over the sorbet just before serving.

Pear and Grappa Sorbet