I started making this delectable dessert for summer dinner parties around 20 years ago, and my guests still love it today. Several friends have asked for the recipe, and some have requested that I include directions for how to freeze the sorbet without an ice cream maker, so those instructions are provided below. Enjoy!

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Kiwi Sorbet Recipe

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  • Yield: 6; makes around 1 quart 1x


  • 1/2 pound kiwi fruit
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup fresh lemon juice (around 2 to 3 large lemons)
  • 1/2 cup Midori liquor
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • fresh raspberries


  1. Cut the kiwi in half and using a spoon, scoop out the flesh. Place in the bowl of a food processor. Add the sugar, lemon juice, Midori, corn syrup and water. Place in the refrigerator to chill for around 1 hour. Blend well. Place in an ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer’s directions. Serve with the fresh berries.
  2. If you don’t have an ice cream maker: place the blended kiwi mixture in a freezer-safe dish, cover with plastic wrap and freeze 8 hours or up to overnight. Process in a food processor or blender until smooth. Do not over process! Freeze again until firm, preferably overnight.



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Hi, I'm Lee.

I am inspired by my mother, Sally’s, love of cooking and entertaining to gather friends and family together over great meals and conversation. In fact, I held my first dinner party at the age of 16. Throughout the years, I’ve provided recipes, menu advice and cooking tips to friends seeking uncomplicated and delicious ideas for home entertaining.

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  1. Lee my dear missing friend
    The boys and I Made KIWI sorbet today. We all had a great time doing it. Emmett, who was so so about Kiwi, loved it as did John – and I,of course, love it as you know. Hope you and Robert are good would love to see you whenever possible
    My love

    1. So nice to hear from you! I love that you made the sorbet with John and Emmett. Miss seeing you –