This banana sorbet recipe is just too amazing not to share. You need just 2 ingredients to make cantaloupe sorbet, but don’t let the short ingredient list fool you. It tastes so fancy and good and it’s why I can’t wait to show you how to make sorbet! It just might be your new favorite cold treat.
Plus, what could be better than making your own homemade sorbet where you know exactly what is in it? The ice cream shop has nothing on you!
I’ve been craving everything cold and refreshing lately. Maybe it’s the warmer weather, or perhaps it’s the fresh fruit that is in season that makes me want this sugar-free sorbet.
Okay, so while one ingredient banana ice cream is in no way something new on the blog-o-sphere, adding cantaloupe to the mix kicks it up a notch. It’s sweet enough on its own to not need any sweetener, but a drizzle of raw honey over the top would be spectacular.
You could even continue the cantaloupe theme with grilled salmon + cantaloupe salsa and cantaloupe margaritas! Yes, that sounds like one perfect meal. 😉
What Is Sorbet?
Sorbet is an ice-cold treat that is typically made with fruit and water. It doesn’t have milk or other ingredients that traditionally ice cream recipes have.
My paleo version of this homemade sorbet is free of added sugars unlike what you would buy at a sorbet shop. It’s much healthier and super easy to make yourself. Plus, it’s only 53 calories!
How To Make Sorbet
This is the best sorbet recipe because it takes almost ZERO effort to make, which you will see…
- Blend fruit together. Add frozen bananas and frozen cantaloupe to the blender and blend them until they are the texture of ice cream.
Can you believe that is all you need to do? You can either eat it right away or toss it in the freezer, so it hardens more.
TIP: The key is using frozen fruit because it blends nicely and you can eat it right away if you want.
Banana Sorbet Variations
This is a basic sorbet recipe, but did you know you could add all kinds of other fruits to it. Add any of your favorites for some additional flavor. Here are some of the ones I love to add in on occasion:
- Mango – It’s so tropical and fun, you’ll love it.
- Watermelon – Ice cold watermelon is hard to beat.
- Pineapple – That delicious pineapple flavor is so yummy when it’s in this homemade sorbet. It pairs so well with the banana.
- Berries – Pick any of your favorites like strawberries, raspberries, or blueberries. Yum! They’ll add sweetness and bright colors.
- Peaches – I don’t think there is any juicer than a fresh, ripe peach. Freeze it and add it to this cantaloupe sorbet for a tasty twist.
Is Sorbet Gluten-Free?
Yes, sorbet is gluten-free. All the recipes I put on this site are gluten-free, and this sorbet dessert is the same way.
Actually, you will find that sorbet is almost ALWAYS gluten-free because it’s not really necessary to add any ingredients that contain gluten. Of course, you’ll always want to check the ingredient list if you’re buying it at the store to make sure.
Does Sorbet Have Dairy?
No, there is no dairy in this sugar-free sorbet, that’s also dairy-free.
It would be very rare to find a recipe for sorbet that does have dairy in it because that means it’s ice cream! Again, always check if you’re buying it at the store or ordering it at the ice cream shop.
Sorbet vs. Sherbet
If you have been wondering what the difference between sorbet and sherbet is, you are in luck! The primary difference between the two is dairy. When sherbet is made, it often has milk or cream. The rest of the ingredients are mostly the same, though.
I know many people have wondered and often use the terms interchangeably, so now you know!
How Do You Store Banana Sorbet?
Freeze the banana sorbet in an airtight storage container. It will last about 2-4 months and is great to enjoy at the end of the day.
To serve, set on the counter a couple of minutes, so it softens enough to eat.
More Paleo Frozen Desserts
Love this cantaloupe sorbet recipe, but looking for more paleo dessert recipes? You are in luck because I have LOTS to choose from. Take a look at these flavorful treats:
- Homemade Fresh Fruit Popsicles – Looking for an amazing kid-friendly summer treat? Here you go!
- Paleo Dark Chocolate Coconut Milk Ice Cream – So rich and full of chocolate flavor.
- Frozen Chocolate Covered Banana Popsicles – Every bite is incredible of these frozen bananas.
How To Make Sorbet: Homemade Banana Cantaloupe Sorbet Recipe:
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How To Make Sorbet: Homemade Banana Cantaloupe Sorbet Recipe
This homemade cantaloupe banana sorbet recipe has just 2 ingredients and no added sugar! I'll show you how to make sorbet at home - a refreshing, sweet and healthy treat.
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- 1 medium Banana (frozen)
- 2 cups Cantaloupe (frozen, cubed)
- Honey (optional, for drizzle)
More TIPS about this paleo recipe in the post above!
- Place the frozen banana and frozen cantaloupe in a blender or food processor and pulse until combined into an ice cream like texture.
- You can either serve it now or freeze until you've reached your desired consistency.
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Nutrition Information Per Serving
Where does nutrition info come from? Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy, sourced from the USDA Food Database. Net carb count excludes both fiber and sugar alcohols (though the latter are rarely seen on this site), because these do not affect blood sugar in most people. We try to be accurate, but feel free to make your own calculations.
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Any suggestions on how to get this to blend nicely without having it just get stuck a gazillion times? I pulsed but it kept gumming up the blender and I had to repeatedly take the blender off and push the frozens down till it was complete…so exasperating. Thanks 🙂
I love the combination of banana and cantaloupe, how creative!
This was amazing, what a unique flavor combo!
Banana and cantaloupe would be fantastic together. Such a nice cool treat for the summer! And healthy! What’s not to love?!
Wow, what a cool combo! This is SO easy to make, too. Great idea!
Yum, this is so good! I love that the ingredients are so simple too.
Awesome. Just made it and it was so so good
This sorbet is the perfect spoonful of summer. I like simple (and non-sugar packed) desserts and this is perfect !
Patricia @ Grab a Plate
I could make this all summer! What a great color — and I’m sure flavor — this sorbet has! LOVE it!
Debra @ Bowl Me Over
How fabulous is that? Perfect for those with dietary concerns – great recipe!
Angie | Big Bears Wife
cantaloupe is one of my husband’s favorites! I bet that he would go crazy over this!
our weather has been up and down, and today it is actually rainy and cold, but on a hot summer day this would be incredible
This looks so yummy. I love a sweet cantelope, they always bring back happy summertime memories! This sorbet sounds perfect to curb those cold sweet tooth cravings!
Becky Winkler (A Calculated Whisk)
Yum! I love the color and I bet adding cantaloupe gives it great flavor, too. It got really cold again here last night but this still sounds like just what I need.