Quick lemon sorbet (TM)

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A Spanish Thermomix recipe for an easy lemon sorbet


Ingredients

  • 3-4 lemons, peeled with pith and pips removed
  • 200g sugar
  • 800g ice cubes

Method

  1. Put all the ingredients into the bowl 2 minutes / Speed 5-10 progressively, keeping the first 30 seconds at Speed 5.
  2. Check that the texture is that of a thick cream.
  3. If the sorbet is liquid, add more ice cubes and repeat the process at the same speed.
  4. Pour into glasses.

Recipe source

  • This is a translation of a recipe in Thermomix TM31 - Imprescindible para tu cocina which is the book supplied with Spanish TMXs.

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