Chocolate Sorbet (Rich and Creamy)

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READY IN:
50mins
YIELD:
1 quart
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, combine the water, sugar, and corn syrup; place pan over low heat and stir until the sugar dissolves.
  2. Increase the heat to medium; bring to a boil; cook 2 minutes.
  3. Decrease heat to low; whisk in the cocoa and simmer 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat; add in the chocolate and stir until it is completely melted and the mixture is smooth.
  5. Cool to room temperature.
  6. Stir in the vanilla; cover and chill at least 1 hour.
  7. Stir the cooled mixture; freeze in 1 or 2 batches in an ice cream maker by following the manufacturer’s directions.
  8. When finished, the sorbet will be soft but ready to eat; for firmer sorbet, transfer to a freezer-safe container and freeze several hours.
  9. *Chocolate Cherry Sorbet: add 1/2 cup dried cherries to the machine when the sorbet is semifrozen; allow the machine to mix in the cherries; proceed as directed.
  10. *Chocolate Chip Sorbet: add 1/2 cup miniature chocolate chips to the machine with the sorbet is semifrozen; allow the machine to mix in the chips; proceed as directed.
  11. *Chocolate Coconut Sorbet: substitute 1 1/2 cups unsweetened coconut milk for 1 1/2 cups of the water; proceed as directed.
  12. *Mexican Chocolate Sorbet: add 1/4 teaspoon almond extract and 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon to the pan along with the cocoa; proceed as directed.

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