Berry Sorbet with Mixed Spices

Yield: 4-1/4 cups (1.0 L)

Berry Sorbet with Mixed Spices


  • 1/2 ounce (14 g) fresh ginger, peeled
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) cold water
  • 1/2 cup (100 g) granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (150 g) frozen unsweetened strawberries
  • 1 cup (140 g) frozen unsweetened blueberries
  • 1 cup (140 g) frozen unsweetened blackberries
  • 1 cup (140 g) frozen unsweetened red raspberries
  • 2 cups (300 g) frozen pitted Bing cherries
  • 1/2 cup (13 g) fresh mint leaves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Partially thaw frozen berries and cherries for 20 minutes; set aside.
  2. Place ginger, water, and sugar into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  3. Select Variable 1.
  4. Switch machine to Start and slowly increase speed to Variable 8. Blend for 20 seconds, until ginger is finely chopped. Stop machine and remove lid. Add berries and cherries, mint, cloves, allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon, and vanilla to the container with ginger mixture and secure lid.
  5. Select Variable 1.
  6. Switch machine to Start and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades. In about 25 to 30 seconds, the sound of the motor will change and four mounds should form.
  7. Stop machine. Do not over-mix, or melting will occur. Serve immediately.


Nutritional information

Per 1/2 cup (120 ml) serving: Calories: 107, Total Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Protein: 1 g, Fibre: 3 g, Carbohydrates: 26 g, Sodium: 2 mg, Cholesterol: 0 mg

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