Sorbetto di Limone

Lemon Sorbet

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    1½ liters

    • Difficulty


Appears in

(See “Sugar Density” for a discussion of the use of refractometers for making sorbetti.)


  • Finely grated zest of 4 lemons
  • 275 grams ( cups plus 2


Combine the lemon zest, 1 liter ( cups) water, the sugar, and the trimoline or glucose in a saucepan (casseruola) and bring to a simmer. Simmer 2 to 3 minutes to infuse the syrup with the flavor o