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Earl Grey Tea Sorbet

This is a delightful grown-up tea flavoured sorbet perfect for a warm afternoon
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course desserts
Cuisine British
Servings 4 people
Calories 222 kcal


  • 750 ml water
  • 4 Earl Grey tea bags
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves leaves and stalks too
  • 225 g sugar
  • juice of 1 lemon


  • Boil 600ml of the water and pour into a jug and add tea bags and steep for 8 minutes then squeeze out the bags into the jug before discarding
  • Roughly chop the mint and add to the tea
  • Gently heat the remaining 150ml water with the sugar till it dissolves then allow to cool
  • Add this syrup to the tea as well as the lemon juice and set aside in the fridge for 2 hours to chill completely
  • Strain out the mint and discard then pour tea into an ice cream maker and churn according to manufacturer's instructions
  • Scoop into a freezer proof box and cover with making parchment and a secure lid
  • Freeze till frozen


This will keep in the freezer for up to 3 months


Calories: 222kcalCarbohydrates: 57gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 12mgPotassium: 33mgFiber: 1gSugar: 56gVitamin A: 239IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
Keyword earl grey, sorbet, tea
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