2 hoursSnacks and Dessert

Make-ahead lemon sorbet

Makes: four servings
Makes: four servings


  • ½ cup sugar
  • 4 lemons


  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar with equal amount water, stirring constantly until the sugar dissolves, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.

  2. Finely grate lemon zest, then juice the lemon. Stir juice and 1/2 tablespoon zest into the sugar mixture, then pour into a 8x8 metal baking pan.

  3. Freeze until firm, about 2 hours, breaking up the solid parts with a fork every half hour.