Lemon gelato (water-based)
20 minutes plus 1½ hours freezing time
8 (Makes about 1 quart gelato)
cup lemon juice, from about 6 lemons
cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
cup (3 1/2 ounces) diced apple (about 1 apple), cut into 1/4- to 1/2-inch pieces
pound rock salt
1. In a blender,
combine the lemon juice, sugar, water and diced apple. Blend the ingredients until smooth.
2. Place the lemon mixture
in a small metal bowl over a larger bowl containing the ice and salt and whip with a hand whisk for about 10 minutes to lighten the texture, or to desired consistency.
3. Freeze the gelato base
for about 11/2 hours before serving.