Blackberry Lime Buttermilk Sherbet

Blackberry Lime Buttermilk Sherbet

Published March 15, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 10
Total Time: 40 min

Prep Time: 20 min | Cook Time: 0 min


Buttermilk is the liquid left behind after cream was churned into butter. Since almost all the fat is in the butter, buttermilk is naturally low in fat yet it still has a thick creamy texture. Today, commercially-made buttermilk comes in various fat amounts so be sure to look for the lowest.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: approx. 1/2 cup
Calories per serving: 100
% Daily Value*
Total Carbohydrate 22.0g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2.0g 8%
Sugars 20.0g
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1 pound fresh blackberries
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 pint low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp. fresh lime zest

Step by Step:

  1. Place blackberries in a blender or food processor and pulse 10 to 12 times. Pour puree through a strainer, pressing to extract as much juice as possible; discard solids.
  2. Combine blackberry puree, sugar and remaining ingredients and stir until combined. Pour mixture into an ice cream freezer and freeze according to directions.
  3. Serve immediately or freeze up to a week.