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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6 Responses to “Gingerbread Apple Upside Down Cake”

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    Sophie — January 22, 2010 at 2:27 pm

    That looks delicious!! And perfect for the winter weather.

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    birdutmasali — January 23, 2010 at 2:34 pm


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    Kathleen — January 25, 2010 at 12:38 am

    This looks yummy! Can’t wait to try this recipe. Thanks for sharing.

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    chelsea — May 10, 2014 at 12:18 am

    I made this tonight for a birthday and it was truly *amazing*! We all loved it and all the kids came back wanting seconds. I followed the recipe exactly and it came out incredibly moist and gooey, deliciously sweet, and spiced. I used half Granny Smith apples and half Gala. I also only had a 9″ pan and by the time I filled it up I still had enough batter (and some extra apple slices left) to fill another 9″ pan. I didn’t have any extra caramel topping, but decided to just bake the batter with the few left over apple slices. Next time I will double the amount of the caramel topping and cut up two more apples and make two full pans worth. It takes a little bit of time to make, but is not a difficult recipe to follow and is oh-so worth it! Thanks for sharing this!

    • beantownbaker — May 12th, 2014 @ 4:54 pm

      SO glad you enjoyed it! It’s been years since I’ve made this recipe and your comment has me moving it to the top of my to-bake list!

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