/ Thursday, August 20, 2009 / 9 Comments / ,

Chocolate Sorbet

Okay, this is a Chocolate sorbet recipe. This is what I called a good frozen treat; but, minus the guilt! So, do try the recipe and enjoy!

Recipe adapted from The Perfect Scoop by David Lebovitz

Chocolate Sorbet
(Printable Recipe)


2 1/4 Cups (555 ml) Water
1 Cup (200 g) Sugar
3/4 Cup (75 g) Unsweetened Dutch-process Cocoa Powder
Pinch of salt
6 oz (170 g) Bittersweet or Semisweet Chocolate, finely chopped
1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract


In a heavy-based saucepan, whisk together 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) of the water with the sugar, cocoa powder, and salt. Bring it to a boil, whisking frequently. Let it boil, continuing to whisk, for 45 seconds.

Remove from the heat and stir in the chocolate until it's melted, then stir in the vanilla extract and the remaining 3/4 cup (180 ml) water. Transfer the mixture to a blender and blend for 15 seconds. Allow the mixture to cool thoroughly, then freeze it in an ice cream maker. If the mixture has become too thick to pour into your machine, whisk it vigorously to thin it out.

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  1. This chocolate sorbet seems very easy to make. I'll get the kids involved in the kitchen. I'm sure they'll end up licking everything, it sounds delicious!

  2. Wow, I can't believe that's sorbet! It looks incredibly dark and rich. I love super dark chocolate! :)

  3. Just lovely. Dark chocolate is my absolute favorite.sc

  4. Look how dark that is! YUM!!!!

  5. I made this yesterday, so rich! It's hard to believe theres no cream in it! I think this will be my new ice cream

  6. Oh, my - this sorbet is so dark, it looks absolutely luscious. Must, must make this soon!!!

  7. @Jackie at PhamFatale.com: Good idea to get kids involved and it should be fun too.

    @jglee: I love dark chocolate too!

    @Bethie: Same here.

    @Jennifer: Yes, dark and yummy.

    @chanina: I'm glad that you made the sorbet.

    @Sam@BingeNYC: Do try to make them.

  8. Wow, I've never seen chocolate sorbet before. The pictures are absolutely awesome~

  9. I've made this recipe several times and it's one of my favourites from The Perfect scoop. Incredibly rich. A little bit goes a long way!



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