Cherry-Pomegranate Sherbet

This is a true delight!  The perfect summer refreshment!  It is sweet, fresh, cold, creamy, just perfect!  Yum!  Enjoy!

-3 cups fresh or frozen cherries, pitted
-1 cup sugar
-1/2 cup pomegranate juice
-1 1/2 cups milk (only whole or 2 %)
-1 Tbs heavy cream
-3 Tbs lemon juice
Mix cherries with sugar and pomegranate juice in a saucepan.  Bring to a slow boil and cook for about 20 minutes.  Remove from heat and cool at room temperature (about 20 minutes).
Once cooled, add the cherry mixture with all the juices from it to a blender.  Blend until smooth.  Add the rest of the ingredients and blend for 1 minute.
Pour into your ice cream maker and churn according to your manufacturer’s instructions.  Pour sherbet into a plastic container and secure it with a tight fitting lid.  Freeze for 24 hours.  Enjoy!
Slightly adapted from a Ree Drummond recipe.

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