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(Strawberry Sherbet)

From Il Re dei Cuochi, published anonymously in Italian, 1885.

3/4 pound ripe strawberries, hulled
The juice of an orange, and a lemon
3/4 cup sugar
1 pint water

Put the hulled strawberries through a strainer. Combine the lemon and orange juices with them, and, in the meantime, simmer the sugar and water uncovered for 10 minutes. Stir the syrup into the fruit mixture and make the sherbet. Yield: 4-6 servings