Easy homemade orange sorbet recipe

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Making your own sorbet is a surprisingly simple task and it means you know exactly what is going into your child’s body. It’s also a fun one to make with the kids and they will be so proud to eat the cool treats they made themselves.

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  • Prep time : 10 mins
  • Cooking time : 6 hrs

Easy homemade orange sorbet ingredients

  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk until sugar has dissolved. I use an electric whisk for mine.
  • If you are the happy owner of an ice-cream maker, now is the time to pop your mix in and churn until ready. No ice-cream maker? No worries. Pop your mixture into a freezer-safe container and into the freezer for 4-6 hours.
  • Once your mixture is frozen, you are ready to take it from a frozen orange ice to a sorbet consistency. Have your blender at the ready because you will want to act quickly so your mixture doesn't melt during the process.
  • Take the orange ice out of the container in large chunks and fill the blender. Blend until creamy smooth.
  • Once you have that lovely, glossy sorbet consistency pop the mixture back into the freezer until ready to serve. Make sure you place it in a container with a lid so it doesn't ice up.


  • You can make this delicious sorbet with any variety of oranges, but Valencias are an ideal match with their juicy sweetness.
  • If you don’t have time to squeeze your own oranges, a carton of orange juice will also work.
  • This recipe can be made with any type of juice, although you may want to adjust the amount of sugar you use as some fruits are sweeter than others.
  • No ice-cream maker is required for this recipe, but you will need an electric blender.

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