Venango County Recipe of the Day: Strawberry Sherbet

| August 21, 2019

This super easy recipe makes the perfect summertime dessert!

Strawberry Sherbet


Strawberry Freezer Jam:

2 cups finely mashed fresh strawberries
4 cups sugar
3/4 cup water
1 – 1-3/4 oz. package powdered fruit pectin


1-1/2 cups strawberry freezer jam
2 cups buttermilk
Fresh strawberries


~For jam, in a large bowl, combine strawberries and sugar; let stand for 10 minutes.

~In a small saucepan, bring the water and pectin to a boil. Boil for one minute, stirring constantly. Add to the strawberry mixture; stir for three minutes. Pour into jars or freezer containers and cool to room temperature, about one hour.

~Cover and let stand overnight or until set, but not longer than 24 hours. Refrigerate or freeze.

~For sherbet, combine 1-1/2 cups freezer jam and buttermilk; pour into a freezer container and freeze until firm.

~Break frozen mixture into large pieces; place in a small chilled bowl. Beat until fluffy. Return to freezer container; cover and freeze until firm.

~Spoon into sherbet dishes. Garnish with fresh strawberries.

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