Desserts, Vegan, Vegetarian

‘Colonel’ Sorbet

Cooking method:

Ninja Ice Cream Maker NC300
  • Prep Time: 17 mins
  • Total time: 24 hours
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people


  • 100ml vodka, plus 1/2 tablespoon extra, for mix-in
  • 50ml water
  • 140g icing sugar
  • 1 tablespoon semi-skimmed powdered milk
  • 1 teaspoon pectin
  • 200ml lemon juice

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  • Step 1

    Heat the vodka in a medium saucepan over medium heat for 3–4 minutesFlambé the vodka by using a safety match to light vodka on fire. Stand well back as it flames.

  • Step 2

    When flame dies out, add water, sugar, powdered milk and pectin to the saucepanStir occasionally with spatula, bring mixture to the boil and allow to bubble for 3 minutes 

  • Step 3

    Remove saucepan from heat, stir in lemon juice then pour mixture into the tub and place in an ice bath.

  • Step 4

    Once cool, place storage lid on tub and freeze for 24 hours.  

  • Step 5

    Remove tub from freezer and remove lid from tub.Placetubin outer bowl, installpaddle onto 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 6


  • Step 7

    Once processing is complete, use a spoon to create a 4cm-wide hole that reaches the bottom of the tub. Pour extra vodka into hole and process again using the MIX-IN program. 

  • Step 8

    Once processing is complete, remove sorbet from tub and serve immediately.