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Blackberry Sherbet

Makes about 1 quart; 6 to 8 servings

Blackberry Sherbet

James Carrier
 3 cups (about 1 lb.) blackberries, rinsed
 1 1/4 cups sugar
 1 tablespoon lemon juice
 1/8 teaspoon salt
 1 1/2 cups half-and-half (light cream)
Step 1

In a blender or food processor, blackberries, sugar, lemon juice, and salt until smooth.

Step 2

Press through a fine strainer into a bowl; discard seeds. Taste, and add more sugar (up to 1/4 cup) if desired.

Step 3

Stir in half-and-half. Cover and chill until cold, about 1 hour.

Step 4

Pour into an ice cream maker (1 1/2-qt. or larger capacity); freeze according to manufacturer's directions until mixture is softly frozen. Serve soft, or freeze airtight until firm, about 3 hours, or up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Makes about 1 quart; 6 to 8 servings