Laurie's Kitchen

A cooking blog of some of my favorites

Coconut Lime Sorbet June 7, 2011

Filed under: Dessert,Ice Cream,Sorbet,Summer — laurms15 @ 8:35 pm
  • 2 15-ounce can cream of coconut (preferably Coco Lopez)
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
In a bowl whisk together ingredients. Freeze mixture in an ice-cream maker. Transfer sorbet to an airtight container and put in freezer to harden.
This was given to me by Rachel. I’m so glad she thought of me!!

Vanilla Ice Cream

Filed under: Dessert,Ice Cream,Summer — laurms15 @ 8:32 pm


  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 (14 ounce) can EAGLE BRAND® Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract


  1. In large bowl, combine ingredients; mix well. Pour into ice cream freezer container. Freeze according to manufacturer’s instructions. Freeze leftovers.
I use this as the base to most of my ice creams. I just add flavors to it. Chocolate chips, Crushed Oreo Cookies, Mint Extract and chocolate chips and anything else I can think of.

Peach Sorbet

Filed under: Dessert,Sorbet,Summer — laurms15 @ 8:30 pm


  • 2 pounds fresh peaches
  • 1 1/2 cups simple syrup (recipe follows)
  • Juice of 1 lemon


Score bottom of peaches with an X and boil for about 10 seconds in boiling water peel off skin.
Remove peach pits. Puree peaches in a food processor or blender. Pour puree into a bowl and stir in simple syrup and lemon juice. Taste and adjust syrup or lemon juice to taste. Freeze in an ice cream maker using manufacturers instructions.


Simple Syrup:

  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cups sugar

Stir water and sugar into a saucepan. Place pan over high heat and bring to a full boil. Let syrup cool before using. Store leftover syrup in a glass jar.