Creamy Watermelon Sherbet

Special thanks to National Watermelon Promotion Board for this awesome recipe!

Creamy Watermelon Sherbet
  • 5 cups watermelon puree (about 1 large watermelon)
  • 1 ½ tablespoons unflavored gelatin
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 1 ½ teaspoons fresh lime juice
  1. Soften gelatin in ½ cup of the watermelon puree. Let stand 5 minutes at room temperature and then heat gently to dissolve gelatin. Cool slightly.
  2. Add remaining watermelon puree, sugar, nutmeg, lemon juice and milk to gelatin mixture.
  3. Freeze in ice cream freezer according to appliance directions.



  1. I made watermelon sorbet the other night.

    Took my watermelon pureed it with some agave necter and froze in our softserve machine. Everyone loved it

  2. This is just the kind of cool treat we need on a day like today!

  3. I honestly don’t think I’ve ever had watermelon sherbet. sounds so yummmm

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