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Coconut Mint Sorbet More Recipes Like This

Ingredients: Metric Units
2 c water
3/4 c sugar
2 bags peppermint herbal tea
1 lg coconut (no cracks, with liquid)
2-3 drops green food coloring (opt)
In pan, bring water and sugar to boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add tea bags. Cover and let steep 15 minutes.

Discard tea bags.

Using a skewer, carefully pierce weakest hole in coconut; drain liquid, reserve. Bake coconut in 400F oven for 15 minutes.

Break coconut with a hammer, remove flesh from shell. (Then, put the lime in the coconut and drink it all, not really.)

Cut coconut meat into small pieces. In a blender, grind in small batches. Transfer to bowl.

Strain reserved coconut liquid through a fine sieve into a 4-cup measuring cup, add water to make 2 c. of liquid. Bring this coconut liquor-water mixture to boil, then add it to the ground coconut.

Blend 1 minute.
Strain it through cheesecloth, combine with sugared peppermint tea. Freeze in an ice cream maker.

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Contributed on: and modified on Tuesday February 28th, 2006