A customized print-friendly version of this recipe is available by clicking the "Print Recipe" button on this page.

Dark Chocolate Sorbet

in quick and easy whole grain dairy free gluten free overnight guaranteed classic

Author: PJ Hamel

Dark Chocolate Sorbet Recipe

Sorbet, a fruit ice typically made with water, sugar, and fruit purée, is a delicious vehicle for chocolate, as well. You'd never guess this rich, creamy, frozen confection is dairy-free.

There are many chocolate sorbet recipes available online; our thanks to authors Ina Garten and David Lebovitz for the inspiration responsible for this version.

View step-by-step
directions on our blog

At a glance

about 3 cups sorbet
Nutrition information


Choose your measure:


  1. Combine the sugar, cocoa, salt, espresso powder, chocolate chips, and water in a saucepan set over medium heat.
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook, stirring frequently, until the chips and sugar are dissolved.
  3. Remove from the heat, and stir in the vanilla and Kahlua or vodka. Transfer the mixture to a heatproof bowl, and refrigerate until thoroughly chilled; overnight is best.
  4. Freeze the mixture in your ice cream maker, according to the manufacturer's instructions. It'll remain quite soft; freeze for several hours before serving, to firm up.
  5. Yield: about 3 cups sorbet.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1/2 cup
  • Servings Per Batch 6
Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 249
  • Calories from Fat
  • Total Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat
  • Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 52mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 51g
  • Dietary Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 42g
  • Protein 3g

* The nutrition information provided for this recipe is determined by the ESHA Genesis R&D software program. Substituting any ingredients may change the posted nutrition information.