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Kiwi Sorbet

Kiwi sorbet is so ridiculously easy to make! All you need is a food processor, 10 minutes of prep, and an hour of freezing time.

Kiwi sorbet is so ridiculously easy to make! All you need is a food processor, 10 minutes of prep, and an hour of freezing time.

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Kiwi sorbet is my latest summer obsession! It’s so flipping easy to make with almost zero effort. It’s also two desserts in one – when it’s fresh, it’s surprisingly creamy. When it’s fully frozen, it’s a zippy refreshing dessert on a hot day!

I hesitate to label this vegan. I didn’t set out to make a vegan dessert. I mostly wanted to make a frozen kiwi dessert, and the coconut milk flavor complements kiwi more than cow’s milk. So here we are.

In my opinion, that’s vegan/plant-based foods at their best. No crazy substitutions, just good ingredients that taste amazing together! And they happen to all be plant-based.

So with that in mind, let’s call it kiwi sorbet. Because it sounds better than “frozen kiwi dessert.”

Kiwi sorbet is so ridiculously easy to make - all you need is a food processor, 10 minutes of prep and an hour of freezing time! | Teaspoon of Nose
Kiwi sorbet is so ridiculously easy to make - all you need is a food processor, 10 minutes of prep and an hour of freezing time! | Teaspoon of Nose
Kiwi sorbet is so ridiculously easy to make - all you need is a food processor, 10 minutes of prep and an hour of freezing time! | Teaspoon of Nose

The only thing you should be sparing about is the lemon. If you add too much it masks the kiwi flavor, which defeats the purpose of a kiwi dessert.

If you serve it immediately it’s a lovely soft-serve consistency and tastes creamy, closer to ice cream. The next day, it’ll be more like sorbet in creaminess.

You can use this as a building block for a sorbet with most fruits – sustitute strawberries or peaches for another great dessert option. It’s really whatever you have enough of!

Kiwi sorbet is so ridiculously easy to make - all you need is a food processor, 10 minutes of prep and an hour of freezing time! | Teaspoon of Nose
Kiwi sorbet is so ridiculously easy to make - all you need is a food processor, 10 minutes of prep and an hour of freezing time! | Teaspoon of Nose

Tools you’ll need: cookie sheet & food processor.

Kiwi Sorbet

Prep Time20 mins
Freeze time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Keyword: dairy-free, fruit, ice cream, Summer, vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 kiwis
  • 6 Tbsp coconut milk
  • 3 Tbsp honey
  • ½ – 1 Tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  • Peel and slice the kiwi. Line a sheet pan with a piece of parchment paper and lay the kiwi in a single layer. Freeze for at least an hour.
  • When the kiwi is frozen, combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend for 3-5 minutes. When it's an even texture, it's done! Taste and add more lemon or honey if needed.
  • Serve immediately as soft-serve or freeze overnight for a thicker texture.
Kiwi sorbet is so ridiculously easy to make - all you need is a food processor, 10 minutes of prep and an hour of freezing time! | Teaspoon of Nose
Kiwi sorbet is so ridiculously easy to make - all you need is a food processor, 10 minutes of prep and an hour of freezing time! | Teaspoon of Nose

Kiwi sorbet is my favorite homemade dessert right now! If you want more no-bake desserts, try balsamic strawberries with mascarpone or nutella dip, or check my master list for the ultimate inspiration!

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