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Nov 25, 2011 05:38 PM

Need Ice Cream/Sorbet Advice

I would like to do an ice cream dessert tomorrow night that requires time consuming, hands-on blending and (because of logistics) I don't want to drag out a blender and whir away in front of guests. My thought was to blend all the ingredients together, park in the refrigerator, then refreeze in my ice cream maker just before dessert. So my question is.... will the below ingredients, when blended then melted together, refreeze in an ice cream maker?

2 1/2 pints raspberries (about 7 cups)
1 pint raspberry sorbet, softened
1 tablespoon finely grated lime zest, plus more for garnish
1/4 cup fresh lime juice (from 2 or 3 limes)
1 cup vanilla ice cream, softened

Thanks in advance!

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  1. The texture will be different but it should work.

    1. What are trying to make? Some sort of ice cream smoothie qua smoothie dessert?

      2 Replies
      1. re: ipsedixit

        Yes it is a martha stewart recipe called raspberry lime freeze... a "not quite" smoothie kind of dessert.... originally it is supposed to be the above ingredients, softened, and blended right at the last minute then served immediately.

        1. re: jillfiredup

          If it is a MS recipe I'd be inclined to look for some other recipes. I've frequently found that they often do not turn out as advertised. I've been highly disappointed with the results after making something from her.