Spiced Peach Basil Sorbet

So the same weekend that I had my Canning Party, I also made this sorbet. As I mentioned, a friend had given me a half bushel of Georgia peaches and they were all ripe at once and heading south very quickly.

Spiced Peach Basil Sorbet

After making these peach pie bars, the peach jam at the party, then the spicy peach jam (post coming soon), I still had about 15 peaches staring me in the face. Obviously, my mind went straight to ice cream.

Spiced Peach Basil Sorbet

Since I’ve been trying to make sorbets, and the last peach sorbet that I made was such a hit, it was a no brainer.

I decided to pair it with basil this time around and spiked it with some Jack Daniels. The alcohol helps the sorbet to not get too icy and the Jack Daniels give a nice spiciness to the sorbet. You can leave it out if you want, but I was glad it was there.

Spiced Peach Basil Sorbet

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Spiced Peach Basil Sorbet

Ingredients:

2 lbs peaches (this was 6 peaches for me), peeled, pitted, and diced to yield 4 cups peaches
6 basil leaves
1 cup simple syrup
1 Tbsp lemon juice
3 Tbsp Jack Daniel's

Directions:

In a food processor, puree the peaches and basil.

Stir in the remaining ingredients. Taste and adjust amount of simple syrup, lemon juice, and Jack Daniels to suit your preferences.

Process in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer's instructions.

Recipe from Beantown Baker

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11 Responses to “Cupcake Hero Challenge: Maple Walnut Cranberry Cupcakes with Cranberry Sauce and Maple Frosting”

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    Ren — November 30, 2007 at 12:43 am

    Those look a-mazing. Gonna try that sometime for sure!

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    Elly — November 30, 2007 at 3:06 am

    Yum, these look and sound delicious!

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    Katie — November 30, 2007 at 12:50 pm

    Those sound delicious and look amazing!! GREAT idea and really well decorated!

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    Dori — November 30, 2007 at 2:25 pm

    those are some pretty sexy looking cupcakes!

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    ~Amber~ — November 30, 2007 at 3:33 pm

    Wow, these look and sound amazing!! Good luck.

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    Lis — December 1, 2007 at 2:40 pm

    If I were judging this contest.. even with my dislike of cranberries (usually) you would win the grand prize.

    Not only for the combination of flavors which has me salivating – but for presentation. I absolutely LURVE the cranberry sauce under the pretty white maple buttercream. *swoon*

    xoxo

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    MrsPresley — December 1, 2007 at 8:01 pm

    what a great cupcake! i love how you put everything together… i am drooling over here 😉

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    Mollie — December 1, 2009 at 3:58 pm

    I made them – they’re GREAT!
    http://eatrunread.blogspot.com/

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    Anonymous — October 28, 2010 at 7:59 pm

    Hi!

    I’m Veronica, I’m trying this recipe but how much Baking soda is it?
    You put in the directions to mix it, but in the ingredients is missing.
    Thank you!
    Later on I’ll let you know how they baked!

    Regards!

    Veronica

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    Jen — October 28, 2010 at 8:51 pm

    Veronica – It’s a typo in the instructions. It should say Baking Powder. I have corrected the post.

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    howitworks — March 15, 2018 at 6:12 am

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