chocolate sorbet


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened Dutch cocoa
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 180 grams dark chocolate chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


    step 1

    Whisk together the water, sugar, cocoa, and salt in a large saucepan on a high heat.

    step 2

    Bring mixture to a boil ensuring that you keep whisking frequently. Continue to boil (and whisk) for another 1 minute.

    step 3

    Remove the sorbet base from the heat and mix in the chocolate until melted, then add vanilla.

    step 4

    Add the mixture to a blender for about 20 seconds until nicely combined and smooth in consistency.

    step 5

    Pour mixture into an airtight container and cool in the fridge for a few hours or overnight if you have time.

    step 6

    Churn sorbet in ice cream maker as per manufacturer's instructions. Once complete, add to a container and freeze until hardened