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old-fashioned orange sherbet

(21 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Angela Gray
Bristol, TN

My mother-in-law, Betty, made this out of a 1950's orange juice advertisement she got in the mail. I updated it by using an ice cream freezer and not freezer trays. This sherbet is easy and so cool and refreshing on a hot day. Only has 4 ingredients !

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This is one of the creamiest orange sherbets I have ever enjoyed! Great for kids of all ages.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(21 ratings)
yield 6 -8
prep time 20 Min
method Ice-Cream Maker

Ingredients For old-fashioned orange sherbet

  • 1 can
    evaporated milk 12 oz can
  • 1 can
    6 oz can of frozen orange juice concentrate, undiluted
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/8 tsp

How To Make old-fashioned orange sherbet

  • 1
    Open evaporated milk and put in freezer until ice crystals begin to form around the edges.
  • 2
    In a separate bowl combine last 3 ingredients and have them ready to add to whipped milk.
  • 3
    Turn the iced milk into well chilled mixer bowl and whip with beaters until stiff.
  • 4
    Add the last three ingredients very slowly, 1 TBS at a time to whipped milk.
  • 5
    Whip until very stiff.
  • 6
    Pour into prepared ice cream machine and process according to your freezers directions. *The original 1950's recipe says pour into freezer tray and freeze till firm. If you do not have access to an ice cream maker you may do this also.
  • 7
    Makes 1 1/4 quarts