Old-Fashioned Orange Sherbet

Angela Gray


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 !

★★★★★ 20 votes
20 Min
Ice-Cream Maker

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This is one of the creamiest orange sherbets I have ever enjoyed! Great for kids of all ages.


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

How to Make Old-Fashioned Orange Sherbet


  • 1Open evaporated milk and put in freezer until ice crystals begin to form around the edges.
  • 2In a separate bowl combine last 3 ingredients and have them ready to add to whipped milk.
  • 3Turn the iced milk into well chilled mixer bowl and whip with beaters until stiff.
  • 4Add the last three ingredients very slowly, 1 TBS at a time to whipped milk.
  • 5Whip until very stiff.
  • 6Pour 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.
  • 7Makes 1 1/4 quarts

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About Old-Fashioned Orange Sherbet

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Collection: No Bake Desserts
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids