Make Your Own Sorbet
Only four main ingredients (peaches, coconut milk, apricots and dates) to make a simple and refreshing summer dessert. It’s a dairy-free, sugar-free treat anyone with a good blender can make. No ice cream maker required!
I’ve been trying to move my family away from dairy made ice cream but it’s been a struggle to find anything as creamy and satisfying. We’ve been making fruit only frozen pops but they weren’t feeling like enough of a substitute so we asked our partner, The Blender Girl to create a guilt-free dessert the whole family would love. She did not disappoint. The result is a creamy and sweet balance with a nice tang and lots of peach flavor.
If you have a blender and five minutes, you can make this simple dessert and feel good about serving it in your household.
Peaches make delicious and extremely healthy sorbet. A large, ripe peach has fewer than 70 calories and contains 3 grams of fiber. They’re also a good source of vitamins A and C. The peels and the pulp of peaches possess significant antioxidant properties, and are rich in phenolic and carotenoid compounds, which have cancer and tumor fighting abilities.
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Recipe for Tropical Peach Sorbet
Using dates and apricots for this sorbet brings an extra sweetness that rounds compliments the peach flavor, and coconut milk brings a tropical vibe that takes me right to the beach in my mind.
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Tropical Peach Sorbet
- 1 cup full-fat canned coconut milk (shake, then pour)
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil (in liquid form)
- 1/2 cup chopped, pitted dates
- 1/4 cup dried apricots
- 4 cups frozen peaches
- Put the coconut milk, coconut oil, dates, and apricots into a high-speed blender or food processor, and process on high for 30 to 60 seconds until the dates and apricots are completely pulverized.
- Add the frozen peaches, and process again for 20 to 30 seconds (using the tamper to guide the fruit through the blades if using a high-speed blender) until smooth.
- Serve immediately, or transfer to a steel loaf tin, and place in the freezer for a couple of hours to solidify further.
- *If you leave in the freezer for longer crystals will develop.
- Serving Size: 4