Desserts, Vegan, Vegetarian

Cherry, Almond and Black Pepper Sorbet

Cooking method:

Ninja Ice Cream Maker NC300
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Freeze Time 24 hours
  • Total time: 24h 5 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Cherry, Almond and Black Pepper Sorbet

Packed full of real fruit this Cherry, Almond and Black Pepper Sorbet offers a lower-sugar alternative to regular sorbet and packs a hefty black pepper punch.

TIP: For a mild black pepper use 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, for a strong kick use 1/2 teaspoon.

Utensils required


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Nuts

Recipe tags


  • 250g frozen cherries
  • 150ml apple juice
  • 3 tbsp agave syrup
  • 1 lime, juice only
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • Pinch sea salt
  • Water, to fill line, if required
  • Toasted flaked almonds, to serve

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  • Step 1

    Combine all ingredients into a bullet-style blender, except for the water and toasted almonds, and blend until smooth.

  • Step 2

    Pour mixture into the ice cream tub. Top up with cold water to the max fill line if required then stir until combined. Secure with the lid and freeze for 24 hours.

  • Step 3

    Once sorbet is frozen, remove tub from freezer, remove lid, then place tub in outer bowl. Install paddle into outer bowl lid and lock the lid assembly on the outer bowl. Place bowl assembly on motor base and twist the handle right to raise the platform and lock in place.

  • Step 4

    Select SORBET. Once the programme has finished, serve immediately with toasted flaked almonds.