Dark Chocolate Sorbet Yield: 4 Servings
2/3 c sugar 2/3 c unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 c water 3/4 oz bittersweet chocolate 1/4 c orange juice 1 orange peel; from 1 orange
Pre-prep: Chop chocolate; grate orange peel.
Combine sugar and cocoa in a heavy medium saucepan. Gradually whisk in water, then add chopped chocolate.
Cook over low heat until chocolate melts and sugar dissolves. Increase heat to medium-high and boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat; stir in orange juice and peel. Refrigerate until well chilled.
Process in ice cream maker according to manufacturer's directions. Serve immediately or transfer to a storage container, cover and freeze overnight to blend flavors. (Can be made 3 days in advance.) Serves 4 to 6.
Each serving has approximately: Cals: 175; Total fat: 2.6 g; Sat fat: 1.6 g: Sodium: 9 mg: Chol: None; Fiber: 4 g; Calcium: 24 mg; Carbs: 37 g; Protein: 3 g.
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