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'Root' Beer Sorbet



    Root Beer Sorbet

    (Published Sunday, July 31, 2016)

    This recipe makes about one quart


    • 1 Cup Chopped Sassafras Roots
    • 1 Quart Water
    • 1 Vanilla Bean-split and scraped
    • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
    • As Needed Whipped Cream as a Garnish


    • Place the roots, water, and vanilla in a pot and bring to a gentle boil.
    • Cover and simmer for about 30 minutes.
    • Add the sugar and cook just to dissolve.
    • Strain the mixture and cool thoroughly.
    • Churn in an ice cream machine according to manufacturer's instructions.
    • Serve with whipped cream if desired for a root beer float taste. Enjoy!

    Lincoln Culinary Institute