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Cranberry Sorbet
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Freeze Time
1 d
Total Time
25 mins

Cranberry Sorbet is a delicious and festive way to update the boring cranberry element for your Thanksgiving feast! It is as delicious as it is beautiful!

Course: Amuse Bouche, Dessert, Thanksgiving
Cuisine: American, Dairy Free, Festive, Holiday, Thanksgiving, Vegetarian
Keyword: Cranberry, Dessert, Festive, Ginger Ale, Holiday, Ice Cream, Sorbet, Thanksgiving
Servings: 12 people
  • 1 lb fresh cranberries
  • 2 c boiling water
  • 1 t unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 c cold water
  • 2 c sugar
  • 1 pt ginger ale
  1. Cook cranberries in 2 cups boiling water until skins pop (3-5 minutes). Press through a strainer and discard skins. 

  2. While cranberries are cooking, soften gelatin in 1/4 c water. Add softened gelatin and sugar to the strained cranberries. Stir until sugar and gelatin has dissolved and cool. 

  3. Add ginger ale and stir to combine. Pour into a tray or casserole dish and freeze until mushy (1-2 hours). 

  4. Put partially frozen mixture into a mixing bowl and beat with hand mixer until well mixed. Pour mixture into large bowl and freeze until firm.