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Learn how to make delicious desserts, like brownies, cobbler, pudding, and sorbet, with the easy step by step recipes in this Howcast video series.
You Will Need
- 3½-4 lb. watermelon
- 1 c. sugar
- ¼ c. lemon juice
- 2 tbsp. rum
- Food processor or blender
- Ice cream maker
- Dessert bowls
Cut a ripe watermelon into bite-sized pieces and remove the seeds.
Puree the watermelon in the food processor.
Cook with sugar
Cook 1 cup of the puree with the sugar in a saucepan, over medium heat, until the sugar has dissolved.
Mix the remaining ingredients
Mix the rest of the watermelon puree, the lemon juice, and the rum into the sugar and watermelon mixture.
Cover and cool
Cover the saucepan and place the mixture in the refrigerator until it is cold.
Freeze the watermelon mixture in the ice cream maker.
Let firm up and serve
Allow the mixture to freeze until firm, not hard -- for at least 2 hours. When it is ready, scoop the sorbet into dessert bowls and enjoy with toppings or all by itself.