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Watermelon sorbet

watermelon sorbet

Let's see how to prepare watermelon sorbet without egg whites and without an ice cream maker, your new favorite summer recipe.

Today we want to offer you a simple recipe, that of watermelon sorbet. Even if the most famous version is the lemon one, we must say that if prepared with this typical summer fruit it really has something extra. The fresh flavor of watermelon as well as the beautiful color it takes on make it perfect for an afternoon snack .

To make this preparation suitable for everyone, we opted for a watermelon sorbet without egg whites so as to avoid food risks and also allow those who follow a vegan diet to consume it. Again to make everything simpler and more versatile, we will reveal how to prepare watermelon sorbet without an ice cream maker. Ready?

watermelon sorbet
watermelon sorbet

How to prepare the watermelon sorbet recipe

  1. First, remove the rind and all the seeds from the watermelon. You can also opt for a seedless variety. Then cut it into not too large pieces , place it in an airtight container and put it in the freezer for 4 hours.
  2. Then transfer it into a kitchen mixer fitted with blades at the bottom (the Bimby is fine), add the sugar and lemon juice and blend until you obtain a creamy mixture , typical of sorbet.
  3. Serve it immediately by distributing it into glasses.

Watermelon sorbet: two variations

You can also make watermelon sorbet with an ice cream maker. In this case, blend the watermelon pulp with the lemon juice and sugar. Then pour everything into the ice cream maker and leave to mix for 30 minutes, until you obtain a creamy consistency.

To prepare watermelon sorbet with egg whites and thus ensure extra creaminess you will need:

  • 300 g of cleaned watermelon
  • 70 g of sugar
  • 130 ml of water
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 egg white

First clean the watermelon and blend it with an immersion blender . Prepare the syrup by dissolving the sugar in the water, then let it cool and add it to the watermelon puree together with the lemon juice. Finally, whip the egg white and incorporate it into the mixture with delicate movements. Pour everything into the ice cream maker and let it mix for 25 minutes .


Watermelon sorbet can be stored in the freezer for over 6 months . To restore its creaminess, simply cut it into pieces and blend it with a mixer.

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