Lavender Key Lime Sorbet
A simple and refreshing dessert that’s surprisingly easy to make. Brings a light, citrusy finish to your summer barbeque or dinner party. Try serving along with cookies, biscotti or fruit. Bon appetit!
6 cups water
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons dried culinary lavender
2 teaspoons finely grated lemon peel
½ cup key lime juice
Combine water, sugar, and lavender in heavy saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Strain liquid in a bowl and discard lavender. Return liquid to saucepan. Add lemon peel and boil 2 minutes. Pour into a glass dish and stir in lime juice. Chill until cold. Freeze for 4 hours. Transfer to a food processor and puree. Freeze again for 2 or more hours. Serve and enjoy!