Tangerine Sherbet - Just Fruit Recipes


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Tangerine Sherbet

5 lb Tangerines
1 c Minus 1 tb sugar
Cognac, brandy or orange liqueur to taste
Mint leaves for garnish


Using a zester or flat grater with 1/16-inch holes, make long shred from rind of 1 tangerine. Reserve the shreds.

Cut tangerines in half. Squeeze juice from tangerines into large nonaluminum bowl. Save shells if desired to use as serving cups.

Put 1 cup of the juice and sugar into nonaluminum saucepan. Heat just until sugar dissolves. Stir warmed mixture into remaining juice. Add reserved shreds. Stir in cognac 1 teaspoon at a time to desired taste.

Refrigerate until cold.. Then freeze in ice-cream machine according to manufacturer's directions. Then put in freezer at least 15 minutes before serving. (see note)

Let soften slightly before serving if necessary. Garnish with mint leaves.


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