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What are is a good sorbet recipe?

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To make a strawberry sorbet, combine 3/4 cup of water, 3/4 cup of sugar and 1/4 teaspoon of salt in a saucepan. Heat the saucepan on medium heat and stir the mixture for about three minutes or until the sugar and salt have dissolved.

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Once the sugar and salt have dissolved, the mixture should have a syrupy consistency; allow the syrup to sit and cool for 15 minutes. After the syrup has cooled, purée 3 pints of strawberries with the syrup and 3 tablespoons of lemon juice in a blender. Once the mixture has blended, cover the container, and refrigerate it for four hours. For a smoother texture, strain the mixture through a fine-mesh sieve before refrigerating. Churn the mixture in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer's instructions, and add in 1 large egg white with only two or three minutes left.

To make a passion fruit sorbet, follow the same instructions as the strawberry sorbet, but also cut 7 passion fruits in half, and scoop the pulp and seeds into a blender. Blend the pulp and seeds for 20 seconds before passing the mixture through a fine-mesh strainer and into a small bowl. Combine six tablespoons of the passion fruit mixture with the strawberry mixture, then place the new mixture into the ice cream maker.

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