Cooking With Currie

Meal: Food:
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar (red or white)

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 cup water

  • 1/4 cup basil leaves

  • 1 pint strawberries: washed, cleaned, and hulled

  • 6 oz washed raspberries
Cooking time: 10 minutes active 5 hrs inactive Serving: 8 (4 oz servings)
  1. Roughly chop basil and set to side.
  2. In a small saucepan over medium heat warm balsamic vinegar to simmer and reduce by half swirling pan to keep from burning (watch carefully it will burn quickly).
  3. Add sugar, water, and basil. Bring to a boil and stir to dissolve sugar.
  4. Remove from heat and let cool 10 minutes.
  5. In the jar of a blender or in a pitcher gently break and mash berries by hand.
  6. Add simple syrup and blend in blender or with an immersion blender till smooth.
  7. Strain sorbet base and chill completely in refrigerator for at least 3 hours. When sorbet base is ready, stir and process according to ice cream mixer directions. This berry sorbet will have your friends in complete awe ;)

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