4cupsfresh blackberries or blueberrieslightly rinsed and stems removed
½ to ⅔cupsugar, depending on ripeness of fruit(don't use less than ⅔ cup!)
2teaspoonsberry-flavored vinegar, or lemon juice
In a small saucepan, place the berries, water, and sugar. Cook over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved and the berries are beginning to burst open and become very juicy.
Remove from heat and allow the berry mixture to cool slightly. Stir in the berry vinegar or lemon juice, and chill in the refrigerator until thoroughly cold. Freeze in your ice cream maker according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Sit out for 10 minutes to slightly soften the sorbet before scooping.
To Make a Sorbet Cocktail
In a small tumbler or rocks glass, add one generous scoop sorbet, followed by 1.5 oz. of your favorite liquor. Garnish with a wedge, wheel or twist of citrus, a fresh herb leaf or branch, fresh edible flower, or a piece or two of fruit on a skewer. Serve with dispatch.