Honeydew Sorbet is a refreshingly frosty dessert perfect for summer treat.This simple and easy, healthy, vegan and gluten free recipe needs only 3 ingredients. The pleasant hint of honeydew is complemented by the burst of lime in each spoonful.
What is Sorbet?
- A frozen treat containing just fruit and sugar/honey.
- Dairy free.
- Can be made at home easily in an ice cream churner or blender.
- Is not creamy.
- Can be scooped like ice cream.
- The fruit flavor in it makes it very refreshing, hence often used as a palate cleanser during multi course meals.
What is the difference between Sorbet and Sherbet?
Sorbet is a frozen dessert made from sugar-sweetened water with flavoring – typically fruit juice, fruit purée, wine, liqueur or honey,
Sherbet is a frozen dessert made with fruit juice which is then added to milk, cream, egg white, or gelatin,
Generally sorbets do not contain dairy ingredients, while sherbets do.
Read all about their difference in my post here.
What is Honeydew melon?
Honeydew melon, or honey melon, is a fruit that belongs to the melon species cucumis melo (muskmelon).
The sweet flesh of honeydew is typically light green, while its skin has a white-yellow tone. Its size and shape are similar to that of its relative, the cantaloupe.
What are honeydew melons good for?
Honeydew melon help reduce blood pressure due to its high potassium and low sodium content.Regularly eating fruit, such as honeydew melon, is associated with a lower risk of diabetes.
Melons are low in calories and have a high water content, which makes them very weight loss friendly.They are full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
Can you eat honeydew melon skin?
You may eat every part of a melon, even the peel. Seeds can be dried, roasted, or pressed into seed oil. Honeydew melon rind can be cooked or pickled.
The Back Story
Summer will fly before you know it, and school will soon begin. My kid had his friends over this weekend. Thinking of some quick refreshing drink ideas on this warm summer day, I came up with this honeydew sorbet.
An easy quick one to prepare and well appreciated!
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Why choose Honeydew Sorbet?
If you are looking for healthy treats and a vegan one at that, look no further this summer. Honeydew sorbet is your answer. It is very easy to make and requires very few ingredients.
Make good use of your melons this summer, they are nutrient packed and deliciously refreshing !
Honeydew Sorbet Recipe
- Amount Per ServingCalories464
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 2g 4%
- Saturated Fat 1g 5%
- Sodium 231mg 10%
- Potassium 2918mg 84%
- Total Carbohydrate 117g 39%
- Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
- Sugars 104g
- Protein 7g 15%
- Vitamin A 13%
- Vitamin C 286%
- Calcium 8%
- Iron 11%
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Variations in Sorbet
sor.bet : a dessert consisting of frozen fresh fruit juice or flavored water and sugar
When you have a glut of fresh summer fruit, sorbets are the answer. You don’t need a recipe – just a basic template to follow and a little creativity. Strawberry- peach sorbet ? Mint – infused watermelon sorbet ? Raspberry-rose sorbet ? Yes, let’s make all of these this summer!
List of my frozen summer treats
The Bottom Line
How are you planning to use your melons this summer? Remember they are, nutrient packed and deliciously refreshing !
Do try my Honeydew Sorbet recipe at home this summer & share your feedback in the comments section below.