Kiwi sorbet

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Sugar
½ cup Sugar
1 each Vanilla bean, split -=OR=-
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
8 eaches Kiwis
1 tablespoon Cointreau, optional
2 tablespoons Lemon juice
Kiwi slices to garnish

Make a syrup by combining the water, sugar & vanilla bean (if using extract, do not add now) in a non-corrosive pot & bring to a boil.

Simmer fro 5 minutes. Remove from heat & cool. Peel kiwis & puree them. Strain the syrup & discard vanilla bean. Combine the syrup with rest of the ingredients, including vanilla extract if using.

Freeze following the steps for freezing Lemon Sorbet.

VARIATION: Kiwi Champagne Sorbet. Substitute 1½ c champagne for the sugar syrup & omit the vanilla. Do not cook.

Jim Tarantino, "Sorbets!"

Submitted By LAWRENCE KELLIE On 11-23-94

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