Not everyone knows that jasmine flowers are used a lot in cooking. They are ideal for sweet and fragrant recipes.

Sorbetto di gelsomino

Ingredients for 4 people

  • 400 g Sugar
  • 100 g Jasmine flowers
  • 3 Egg white
  • 1/2 Lemon juice
  • q.s. Cinnamon


Pour 1 l. of water in a container with 50 g of jasmine flower buds, preferably still closed, and leave to macerate for 12 hours.

Melt 250 g. of sugar in 2 dl of water and bring to the boil.

Filter the jasmine flower water and mix it with the sugar syrup, adding the juice of half a lemon and a pinch of scented cinnamon .
Now add two beaten egg whites to the mixture and, when everything is well mixed, pour it into a steel container.
Place the jasmine sorbet in the freezer for 3 hours, stirring every half hour.
Finally, puree it in the blender and put it back in the freezer for another 30 minutes, then serve it in glasses decorated with a few jasmine flowers .

Nutritional tab

  • Calories kcal: 140

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