Home made strawberry sorbet - no ice cream maker required
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Super Simple Strawberry Sorbet with or without an Ice Cream Maker

This super simple strawberry sorbet recipe is a guilt free dessert.
Prep Time15 mins
Freezing time3 hrs 30 mins
Total Time3 hrs 45 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: easy strawberry dessert, easy strawberry sorbet, strawberry dessert, strawberry sorbet, strawberry sorbet without an ice cream maker
Servings: 1 pints


  • 1 pound fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • Pinch salt


  • Create a simple syrup by combining the water and sugar in a small sauce pan and bringing mixture to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Simmer for 3 minutes and then remove from heat and allow to cool completely
  • Wash, dry, and hull strawberries. Cut in half.
  • Add strawberries to the bowl of a food processor and pulse until they are broken down but are still somewhat chunky. Add the simple syrup, lemon juice, and salt, and processor at full speed until very smooth.
  • Churn in your ice cream maker according to the manufacturer's instructions or pour the strawberry mixture into a 9" glass or metal cake pan or other freezer-safe container. Place in the freezer and set a timer for 30 minutes.
    After 30 minutes, remove from the freezer and stir with a fork, breaking up any chunks that form. Smooth the sorbet out and put back into the freezer.
    Continue this process until the sorbet is completely frozen.
  • To serve, remove sorbet from the freezer and let it rest on the counter for 5 to 10 minutes until you can easily scoop it into bowls. Garnish with a mint leaf and diced fresh strawberries.