No Churn Frozen Desserts

By Chantal Payette & Katrina Johns - recipe & food styling

Photos By Jeff Coulson

plum sorbet

Oh, Sweet Summertime! Give these no churn frozen desserts a shot for a refreshing treat.

Screwdriver Granita


  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup Crystal Head vodka
  • 1 tbsp. simple syrup Zest of 1 orange


Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Pour into a freezer-safe, rectangular sized dish.

Once frozen, use a fork to shave into snow cone ice consistency. Serve in a short glass and enjoy.

No Churn Red Wine & Plum Sorbet


  • 5 plums
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup red wine
  • ⅔ cup water
  • ½ vanilla pod


Chop plums and put into a medium pot along with the sugar, wine, water and vanilla. Simmer on low for 20 minutes or until plums are soft but there is still liquid.

Press through a sieve to remove the skins of the plums. Pour into a freezer-safe glass dish.

Freeze for at least 2 hours or overnight. Scoop out sorbet and serve in stemless wine glasses.

NOTE: Clear Life does not advocate or encourage the abuse of alcoholic beverages. Please drink responsibly and with moderation.