The cherimoya is a creamy, sweet fruit with a taste akin to a banana/pineapple. This delicious sorbet is a refreshing treat and surprisingly easy to prepare.
3 large ripe cherimoyas
2 ½ tbs lime juice
½ tsp lime zest, finely grated
simple syrup (1 cup water and ¾ cup sugar)
- To prepare simple syrup, combine 1 cup water and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar is dissolved.
- To prepare cherimoyas, cut into quarters and use a spoon to scoop flesh away from skin. Discard seeds.
- Puree cherimoyas in a blender or food processor until smooth, you will need 3 cups of blended fruit. Add lime juice, zest, simple syrup and a pinch of sea salt. Refrigerate mixture for 2 hours and then freeze in an ice cream maker according to instructions. Garnish with zest and fresh lime.