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Two Fresh Fruit Sorbets – Blackberry Violet Lavender and Watermelon Boysenberry

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Last Updated on July 30, 2022 by The Noms

A great cold treat for a hot summer night in these 2 fresh fruit sorbet.


We have been having one of those summers where even the nights are hot and we have really been really into frozen treats. Of course, we have had some deliciously creamy treats and some adult popsicles, but we haven’t had any fruity treats. Similarly, we knew we could make some delicious fresh fruit sorbets that would be a refreshing cold treat. It would be sure to beat the heat for us, too!


Fruit Sorbet

Also, we had just gotten in some syrups from Amoretti to try out that would work perfectly with the fruit we had. With some fresh blackberries and a watermelon right from the farmer’s market, we decided to make two sorbets. The flavors are Blackberry and Violet Lavender Sorbet and a Watermelon Boysenberry Sorbet.


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Two frozen sorbets, 1 purple, 1 pink, simple syrup bottles and flowers in background


Amoretti is a family owned company that was started in 1989 by Jack Barsoumian. It was a way to provide fresh, natural flavorings for bakers, candy makers and beverage makers. They offer a wide range of ingredients from flavored syrups and flavor concentrates to nut spreads and olive oils and even cocktail mixes.. Amoretti has a reputation for making ingredients that help chefs and home cooks make award winning creations!


Two frozen sorbets, 1 purple, 1 pink, simple syrup bottles and flowers in background


We got in some of their premium syrups to try out right when we were thinking about making some sorbets for dessert. This of course was on one of the recent hot nights we were dealing with. One of the syrups was Amoretti’s Boysenberry syrup, which we thought would work really well with fresh watermelon.


We added in some Boysenberry syrup to some frozen watermelon chunks and fresh squeezed lime juice, pureed it, and bam! Watermelon Boysenberry Sorbet! The sweet berry flavor worked really well with watermelon and lime. The boysenberry adding a fresh berry sweetness that made this fruit sorbet a real favorite in our household.


Two frozen sorbets, 1 purple, 1 pink, simple syrup bottles and flowers in background


Our second sorbet, the Blackberry Lavender Violet Sorbet was inspired by one of our recent cocktails, The Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub.  In Which, we first discovered the wonderful combination that is blackberry and lavender. For the Blackberry Lavender Violet fruit Sorbet, we started by freezing some fresh blackberries then mixing in Amoretti’s Lavender Violet syrup and fresh squeezed lemon juice in the food processor.



The sweet tart blackberries work really well with the floral flavors, while the lemon juice adds a nice brightness that makes this sorbet a great summer treat!


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Fruit Sorbets
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Two Fresh Fruit Sorbets - Blackberry Violet Lavender and Watermelon Boysenberry

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Full of flavor sorbets, these 2 versions are a great way to cool off!


Blackberry Lavender Violet

  • 1/4 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Lavender Violet Simple Syrup
  • 4 oz blackberries, frozen

Watermelon Boysenberry

  • 1 cup watermelon, cut into 1/2 inch cubes, frozen
  • 2 Tbsp boysenberry simple syrup
  • 1/2 Tbsp lime juice


Pre-freeze your fruit until you are ready to blend.

In a food processor or blender, process fruit until they are small chunks and add in simple syrup and juice.

Serve immediately or store in freezer until ready to serve.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 92Total Fat: 0.3gSaturated Fat: 0.1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 3mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 2.2gSugar: 21.5gProtein: 0.9g

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Fruit Sorbet - Blackberry and Watermelon


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Thursday 18th of August 2016

WOW --I love these flavors and you don't see them used too much-I have to try out the Blackberry Lavander ASAP!

The 'Noms.

Thursday 18th of August 2016

Thanks so much, we thought they were great flavors! Hope you try it out!

Bree Hogan

Wednesday 17th of August 2016

Mmmm sounds so yummy! Perfect for the warmer months/

The 'Noms.

Thursday 18th of August 2016

Absolutely! It was perfect for this hot weather!

Mama Munchkin (@globalmunchkins)

Wednesday 17th of August 2016

These look super refreshing!!! I have never attempted a sorbet even though we make a ton of ice cream. Definitely need to try this one out

The 'Noms.

Thursday 18th of August 2016

It's so easy, and can be make so quickly! We loved coming up with these flavor combos!


Wednesday 17th of August 2016

I love sorbets! I feel like many people don't know what they are!

The 'Noms.

Thursday 18th of August 2016

Agreed, but they are so good, and there are so many great flavors you can work with!

Agnes (@SpoonsStilettos)

Wednesday 17th of August 2016

yum, I should try making this myself!

The 'Noms.

Thursday 18th of August 2016

You should, they are so good! Enjoy!

The 'Noms.

Thursday 18th of August 2016

You should! It's so easy, and it can be any flavor combo!

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