Minted Grapefruit Sorbet
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 1½ quarts
Refreshing grapefruit sorbet infused with mint.
  • For Sorbet:
  • 2 cups freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 recipe mint syrup (see below)
  • 2 tsp. vodka (optional)
  • For mint syrup:
  • 1½ cups granulated sugar
  • 1½ cups water
  • 5-10 fresh mint leaves, torn or thinly sliced (I used spearmint)
  1. Combine grapefruit and lemon juice with mint syrup. Chill until very, very cold. Churn in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer directions, about halfway through churning add the vodka, if using.
  2. Bring sugar and water to a boil and add mint leaves. Let steep for about 30 minutes. Strain through a fine mesh sieve into a clean jar or bowl. Chill until ready to use.
Recipe by Cafe Johnsonia at