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Tangerine Sorbet and Roasted Chestnuts

Tangerine sorbet, a refreshing dessert for the holidays.
Prep Time2 hrs
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time2 hrs 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • zest of half orange and half lemon
  • 6-8 tangerines
  • 1 large orange juiced
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 3 tablespoons rum or 2 tablespoons dark rum


  • Make simple syrup by boiling sugar and water. Add zest. Set aside.
  • Carefully cut tops off tangerines. You will use six of them as serving cups.
  • Carefully pull out the tangerines, not breaking shells.
  • Juice all fruit. Add to cooled simple syrup. Chill completely.
  • Process through ice cream maker. Add rum at end.
  • Chill for several hours to overnight. Freeze tangerine shells.
  • Fill frozen shells with sorbet. Freeze again for at least one hour.