1-2-3 Blackberry Sherbert

CategoryDifficultyBeginner

What could be better on a hot day!

 4 cups fresh blackberries
 2 cups sugar
 2 cups buttermilk
 Garnish: fresh blackberries
 (Can also substitute raspberries)

1

Stir together 4 cups of fresh blackberries and sugar in a bowl and let stand for 30 minutes.

2

Process blackberry mixture in a food processor or blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides.

3

Pour through a wire-mesh strainer into a 9-inch square pan, discarding solids; stir in buttermilk.

4

Cover and freeze for 8 hours.

5

Break frozen mixture into chunks and place in bowl

6

beat with electric mixer until smooth

7

Return to pan

8

cover and freeze again for 3 hours or until firm.

9

Garnish with whole blackberries and/or blackberry syrup.

10

Yield: 1 quart taking about 15 minutes plus 30 min stand time and 11 hours freezer time.

11
12

Ice cream maker alternative: double the ingredients and combine the blackberry process mixture with the buttermilk in a 4-quart electric or hand operated freezer.

13

Pack in ice and rock salt mixture and stir till contents stiffen significantly.

14

Add more salt and ice and let stand for 1 hour without stirring.

Source:
The Happy Berry Bunch farm, in Six Mile, South Carolina. Visit their website at www.thehappyberry.com

Ingredients

 4 cups fresh blackberries
 2 cups sugar
 2 cups buttermilk
 Garnish: fresh blackberries
 (Can also substitute raspberries)

Directions

1

Stir together 4 cups of fresh blackberries and sugar in a bowl and let stand for 30 minutes.

2

Process blackberry mixture in a food processor or blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides.

3

Pour through a wire-mesh strainer into a 9-inch square pan, discarding solids; stir in buttermilk.

4

Cover and freeze for 8 hours.

5

Break frozen mixture into chunks and place in bowl

6

beat with electric mixer until smooth

7

Return to pan

8

cover and freeze again for 3 hours or until firm.

9

Garnish with whole blackberries and/or blackberry syrup.

10

Yield: 1 quart taking about 15 minutes plus 30 min stand time and 11 hours freezer time.

11
12

Ice cream maker alternative: double the ingredients and combine the blackberry process mixture with the buttermilk in a 4-quart electric or hand operated freezer.

13

Pack in ice and rock salt mixture and stir till contents stiffen significantly.

14

Add more salt and ice and let stand for 1 hour without stirring.

1-2-3 Blackberry Sherbert