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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Gelato Verses Sorbet

Chad & I have been joking about the fact that he asks questions to ask questions, and I ask questions to find out an answer.  So one came up last night, I wanted to know the exact difference between sorbet and gelato. Gelato's the best, don't ya think?
Note that Sierra & Andrew's desserts have already been eaten.

The big difference between gelato and American style ice cream is in the amount of air that is whipped into the product. (20% air for gelato and up to 60% air for ice cream) The result is a denser and more intensely flavored dessert.

This is a frozen dessert that is made from fruit purée and can include the flavorings of herbs and spices. It is then whipped to lighten its texture. Sorbet contains no milk.

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