Spring

Pear Mint Chardonnay Sorbet

June  5, 2017
Photo by Dominique Fry
Author Notes

Need I say more? It’s my favorite fruit paired with wine in a dessert form. It’s delicate, refreshing and a little boozy! —Dominique Fry

  • Prep time 45 minutes
  • Serves lots
Ingredients
  • 2 medium pears-peels on
  • 1 cup Chardonnay of your choice
  • 1/2 cup filtered or mineral water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 medium mint leaves chopped
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Heat water, sugar, and pears in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat to a low boil, then reduce heat to low, partially cover pan, and gently simmer until pears are very tender, 5 minutes. Mash mixture through a fine-mesh strainer into a bowl or large measuring cup. Stir in wine and salt. Let cool off in the fridge for about 45 minutes. Pour mixture into an ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s directions. Add mint when sorbet is forming. If you don't have a ice cream maker keep the mixture in a 4 cup measure cup in the freezer and stir every 10-15 minutes until frozen (see blog entry for details) Store sorbet in an airtight container. Enjoy it often!

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