1)100g caster sugar
2)150ml water(1 teacup )
3)30g fresh mint leaves
4)1.2 kg watermelon-cut into chunks and and seeds removed
5)pinch of salt


1)Combine the sugar, water and mint in a heavy bottomed sauce pan.Bring to a boil and then simmer for about 5 minutes.Remove the pan from heat and cool.

2)Puree the watermelon.

3)Strain the syrup and discard the mint.Add it into the watermelon puree.The mixture should be sweet.Add a pinch of salt. Mix well. Cover.

4)Chill the mixture in the freezer for about an hour in the coldest part of the freezer. Remove from the freezer and mix well so that a soft slush is formed. Return to the freezer and repeat the process of mixing at intervals of 1 hour another 2 times. Your sorbet is ready!!

5)Alternatively you can also our the sorbet mixture into ice lolly moulds and freeze.

Hope you liked this recipe…..awesome on a hot summer day! 😀 ENJOY!!

Recipe from-Big Book of Sweet Treats…..
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