Strawberry, Cardamom, Elderflower & Lime Sherbet

Products used


  • 15 Cardamom Pods, lightly crushed
  • 50g (1.7oz) Caster Sugar
  • 30g (1.05oz) Elderflower Cordial
  • 30g (1.05oz) Lime Juice
  • 25g (0.88oz) Chaucer Seedless Strawberry Powder
  • 150g (5.29oz) Water
  • 21g (0.74oz) Honey
  • 200g (7.05oz) Double Cream
Other ingredients suggestions

Why not try replacing Strawberry for Raspberry, Blackberry or Blueberry for an alternative flavour combination.





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Passion Fruit



  • 1
    If using a manual ice cream maker, pre-freeze bowl for 12 hours.
  • 2
    Heat the cardamom with the sugar, elderflower and lime juice in a pan with a splash of water until the sugar has just dissolved.
  • 3
    Leave to cool and infuse for 20 minutes.
  • 4
    Place this, the strawberry powder, water, honey and cream in a food processor and blitz well.
  • 5
    Pass through a sieve to remove the cardamom pieces.
  • 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 fully 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 to fully harden.
  • 8
    Serve and enjoy!

Benefits of using Chaucer products

  • Strawberry quickly blends and rehydrates to create a striking and vibrant colour which also infuses the sherbet 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