Raspberry, Blackberry, Earl Grey & Lavender Sorbet

Products used


  • Makes 1 litre (2 Pints)
  • 213g (7.51oz) Boiling Water to make syrup
  • 2 Earl Grey and Lavender Tea Bags
  • 163g (5.74oz) Golden Caster Sugar
  • 20g (0.70oz) Chaucer Seedless Raspberry Powder
  • 20g (0.70oz) Chaucer Blackberry Powder
  • 275g (9.7oz) Boiling Water
  • 15g (0.52oz) Lemon Juice
Other ingredients suggestions

Alternatively why not try replacing the Raspberry & Blackberry powders for Pineapple and Lemon with lavender.







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  • 1
    If using a manual ice cream maker, pre-freeze bowl for 12 hours.
  • 2
    To make syrup add water to a pan with tea bags and steep for 12 minutes.
  • 3
    Remove tea bags to a separate jug and add second quantity of water to them – steep for 12 minutes for use later.
  • 4
    Add sugar to hot tea in pan to make syrup and bring to almost boiling, then simmer for 5 minutes stirring until the sugar has dissolved.
  • 5
    Cool sugar tea in pan before adding to blender with raspberry and blackberry powder. Add cool jug of tea and lemon juice to blender and blend thoroughly.
  • 6
    If using a fully automatic ice cream maker then add to machine immediately and churn for 30-45 minutes or until thick, then place in the freezer to full harden.
  • 7
    If using a manual ice cream maker chill this mixture in the fridge for at least 4 hours or preferably overnight before churning. Once churned, place in the freezer until fully hardened.
  • 8
    Serve and enjoy!

Benefits of using Chaucer products

  • Raspberry & Blackberry powders quickly blends and rehydrates to create a striking and vibrant colour which also infuses the sorbet with naturally occurring authentic flavours
  • Perfect addition for ice creams, sherbets and sorbets whilst removing the requirement for adding fresh fruits and is used at a much smaller quantity
  • Combined with the ease of use and long ambient shelf life make this recipe easy and practical with a no fuss no mess approach
  • No artificial colours or additives
  • Less waste
  • No knives required
  • No additional water introduction into recipes