Cantaloupe Sorbet

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    1 quart

    • Difficulty


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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1998

  • About

Do not restrict yourself to cantaloupe for this sorbet. We also make it with Charantais or honeydew melons. The variety of melon is much less important than that it be very ripe and flavorful. Try serving this with a compote of blueberries.


  • 2 large cantaloupes or other melons (about 2 pounds)
  • ¾ cup plus 1


Peel, seed, and puree the melon in a food processor. Strain. You should have about 4 cups puree.

Measure 1 cup melon puree into a small saucepan, stir in the sugar, and heat over medium heat until the