Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. (James 1:17)

Watermelon Sherbet


5 cups watermelon; seeded & cubed
¾ cups sugar
1 T. lemon juice
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
¼ cup water
12 oz. evaporated skim milk

Combine first 3 ingredients; cover and chill 30 minutes. Place watermelon mixture in container of an electric blender or food processor. Top with cover, and process until smooth; set aside. Sprinkle gelatin over water in a small saucepan; let stand 1 minute. Cook over medium heat, stirring until gelatin dissolves; remove from heat. Combine watermelon mixture, gelatin and milk. Pour into freezer container of a 5-quart hand-turned or electric freezer. Freeze mixture according to manufacturer’s instructions. Makes 9 servings.