Lemon Thyme Limoncello

Author Notes: Inspired to create a sorbet by Abby Dodge, I chose to make three cocktail sorbets with the addition of a fresh herb.The Lemon Thyme Limoncello was my favorite! Creative Culinary

Serves: 4


  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon thyme leaves
  • 1/2 cup Limoncello
In This Recipe


  1. Combine water, lemon juice, sugar, and lemon thyme in a medium saucepan and bring to a simmer.
  2. Remove from heat and let steep for 15 minutes.
  3. Strain liquid from solids, pressing gently. Allow to cool.
  4. Add Limoncello and chill several hours until very cold.
  5. Process with ice cream maker until firm, put into container and freeze.
  6. Scoop sorbet into a martini glass and serve with a sprig of lemon thyme.

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5 Reviews

BlueKaleRoad July 22, 2011
What a lovely idea for limoncello! I'll be trying this soon.
singing_baker July 12, 2011
These all look delicious! What is the one on the right with the rosemary?
creamtea July 12, 2011
so pretty.
Lizthechef July 10, 2011
Oh, I have to try this. Lemon thyme in my garden, Meyer lemons on the tree...
aargersi July 10, 2011
Love this!