Tangerine Sorbet

  • Author: Taming of the Spoon
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes (plus chilling and freezing time)
  • Yield: About 1 quart 1x



  • 4 cups freshly squeezed tangerine juice
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey


  1. In a medium saucepan, mix 1 cup juice with sugar and honey. Heat the mixture over medium heat until the sugar is completely dissolved, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining tangerine juice. Cover and refrigerate until very cold, at least 2 hours or, preferably, overnight.
  2. Transfer the mixture to an ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer’s instructions until sorbet is the consistency of thick slush. Then, transfer the sorbet to a freezer-safe container, cover and freeze until firm before serving, 3 to 4 hours.


Recipe adapted from David Lebovitz.