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Picture of Luscious Lemon Sorbet - With a kick
This is a sweet lemon sorbet with a beautiful hot sauce kick

Its very smooth, when you take a spoonful you get the cold sweet sensation of the ice and sugar followed by the the sour taste of the lemon finished off with a warm ( to fiery) kick at the end.

If you have never had hot flavoured ice cold sorbet before then the new feelings are are very different, exciting and unforgettable
I will never forget my first hot favoured sorbet - Coconut and fresh chili ............but that's another instructable, We are playing with hot sauce today.

The great thing about this recipe is that you can control how hot the 'kick' is - you can experiment with the recipe. This is also a great dessert for that special person you know who puts hot sauce on EVERYTHING. If you are a hot sauce connoisseur you can use different brands to see which sauces delicate under tones lend themselves to this recipe
 
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Step 1: What you need

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Ingredients

1 cup water
1 cup fresh lemon juice ( store bought is fine if you can get fresh)
1 cup of granulated sugar
Hot sauce
Zest of 1 lemon
1 fresh lemon to serve the sorbet with

Equipment

Measuring cups
Pan
Stove
Ice Cream Machine - Don't worry if you don't have one - I will show you how to kick it old school because I have no access to an ice cream machine
Plastic containers

Spoon to eat with

Step 2: Boil

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Combine water, sugar and hot sauce in pan
 
Taste to see how hot the syrup is and adjust if necessary.

Bring to a boil.

Boil until the sugar is fully incorporated

Step 3: Add Lemon

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Add the lemon zest to the lemon juice while your waiting for the sugar water and hot sauce to boil
stormy03142 years ago
I always add an ounce or two of vodka and it doesn't freeze all the way. You can use all different kinds of fruit juice or slurried fruit and have great home made desserts with the amount of sugar you want. Good 'ible.
final.demand (author)  stormy03142 years ago
Great tip to make a adult sorbet :)
I guess they are sort of like jello shots. The great thing about sorbets is that you can make them from almost any fruit and in no time at all. People with milk intolerance can have their cold deserts too.
bajablue2 years ago
I'm going to make a Lime Sorbet/Gratina for Oysters on the half shell.

Thanks for the inspiration!
That sounds delicious! I really want to give this recipe a try!