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Watermelon Slice Dessert

Watermelon Sorbet:
6 cups watermelon juice
1/3 cup lemon juice
2-1/2 cups sugar
1 quart lime sherbet
1 quart vanilla ice cream
Mini chocolate chips

Make Sorbet:

To make watermelon juice, puree chunks of seeded watermelon in blender until liquified.  In large bowl, stir watermelon juice, lemon juice and sugar together until sugar is dissolved.  Pour mixture into ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer’s instructions.  Store in covered container in freezer or use to make watermelon slice dessert.

Make Watermelon Slice Dessert:

Spread 1 quart lime sherbet around the edge and up sides of a 9-inch springform pan (bottom will be empty).  Cover with plastic wrap and freeze until firm, about 1 hour.  Spoon 1 quart vanilla ice cream in layer over sherbet and refreeze for 30 minutes.  Then spoon watermelon sorbet straight from ice cream maker into center of pan.  Smooth even with “rind.”  Decorate with chocolate chip “seeds,” cover with plastic and freeze several hours or overnight.

To serve, carefully remove sides of springform pan and slice into wedges.

Yield:  12 slices watermelon dessert (8 cups sorbet)


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04/14/2013 - Posted by | Ice Cream

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