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Pomegranate Sorbet & Giveaway!

Did you know how good Pomegranates are for you? One of the researched health benefits of pomegranates is protecting cardiovascular health, including reducing LDL (bad cholesterol)oxidation. Eating healthy is an important form of prevention against Cardiovascular Disease, the number one killer in women. According to the American Heart Association, eating a healthy diet includes whole grains and delicious fresh fruits. What better way to include delicious fresh fruits in your diet than with fresh pomegranates and pomegranate juice.


I recently had the opportunity to taste POM Wonderful’s 100% Pomegranate Juice (not my first time, though it has been a while). While I love to eat the pomegranate fruit, the juice alone was a little strong for me to drink in large quantities. Instead I set out to find a delicious, but still healthy, recipe so I could enjoy the health benefits of pomegranates as well as the taste. Pomegranate sorbet with dark chocolate curls is an excellent alternative for those who love to eat sweets, but are making an effort to eat healthy and limit their dessert intake.


pomegranate sorbet

Pomegranate Sorbet with Dark Chocolate Curls

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 20 minutes

This sorbet is a perfect way to get healthy pomegranate juice without a lot of excess sugar. The dark chocolate curls are beautiful and also offer health benefits.


  • 2 c 100% pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbs corn syrup
  • 3 oz. dark chocolate
  • 1 Tbs coconut oil


  1. In a saucepan, combine the water, sugar and corn syrup and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the pomegranate juice and let cool.
  2. Refrigerate the sorbet mixture for about 2 hours. Transfer the mixture to an ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions, about 30 minutes. Then, transfer to a sealed freezer-safe bowl and freeze 2 hours before serving.
  3. Alternatively, you can place the mixture in a stainless-steel bowl and place in the freezer until frozen, about 4 hours, stirring every 30 minutes. Serve in bowls with dark chocolate curls as garnish.
  4. Place chocolate and coconut oil in a microwave-safe bowl.
  5. Heat in the microwave on high for 30-45 seconds, or until the coconut is hot and melted completely. Remove the chocolate and coconut oil mixture and stir with a fork to combine.
  6. Turn a metal cookie sheet upside down and pour the melted chocolate mixture onto it. Spread the chocolate with a knife or spatula into a very thin layer. Place cookie sheet in the freezer until chocolate is solid. Remove.
  7. Using a knife or spatula scrape the chocolate off of the cookie sheet. When chocolate is at the right temperature, it will curl instead of flake. Transfer curls to a storage container or Ziploc bag and store in the freezer until ready for use.


adapted from Williams-Sonoma

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Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 217Total Fat 7gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 1mgSodium 14mgCarbohydrates 39gFiber 1gSugar 37gProtein 1g offers recipe nutritional information as a courtesy and is an estimate only. This information comes from online calculators. Although makes every effort to provide accurate information, these figures are only estimates.

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I added the dark chocolate curls for a contrasting flavor, as well as a pretty garnish, and because dark chocolate has researched health benefits as well.

Did I mention that this is a giveaway post? 1 lucky winner will win a total of 5 coupons for a free 16 0z. bottle of POM Wonderful’s 100% Pomegranate Juice!

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Pomegranate and Juice photo credit to POM Wonderful.


Friday 19th of February 2016

I have tried POM juice but not the real fruit. I bought the fruit once but its hard for me to take the juice out from the fruit with wasting it. So I just preferred the juice instead. Also, dark chocolates on POM sorbet looks really delicious. I will definitely try this at home.


Saturday 4th of April 2009

I have not tried POM, but the real fruit has always been a challenge to me. It seems too hard to get enough juice to make things with. We are lucky to have fresh fruit available, but I usually pass on it. With the juice, I think I may have found a new "healthy choice". The sorbert looks amazing - especially with the dark chocolate! I need my antioxidants!

Foodie McBody

Saturday 21st of March 2009

I love pomegranates and pomegranate juice. That sorbet looks awesome, especially with the dark chocolate. I'm a twitter follower of yours. Your posts make my stomach growl!


Saturday 21st of March 2009

following via twitter! :) thanks!


Saturday 21st of March 2009

following the blog! :)

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