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Raspberry Sorbet
3 votes


This is a Ben & Jerry's recipe (when using corn syrup) and it is fantastic. Feel free to reduce or eliminate the red wine according to your taste/type.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 1 pint raspberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 cup brown rice syrup or light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup red wine (Shiraz or Chianti are excellent)
  • 1 cup cold water
How to make it:
  1. If using frozen berries, thaw first.
  2. Add sugar and lemon juice and refrigerate, covered, for an hour, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add remaining ingredients, pour in ice cream maker and process according to ice cream maker instructions.
  4. Or just put it in a container and freeze it. It can be stirred occasionally, if desired, but it does not tend to freeze very hard so stirring isn't important.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sugar (Brown/White)  N A N A N A N A
Raspberry1 N N N N N B N N
Wine (Red)  B B N B N B N B
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Corn Syrup2 ,3 N A A A A A A A
Rice Syrup3 N A N A N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Nov 30, 2007 at 02:03 PM By: Don