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Gelato vs. Sorbet — What's the Difference?

Gelato vs. Sorbet — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Gelato and Sorbet

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Gelato

Gelato (Italian pronunciation: [dʒeˈlaːto]) is a frozen dessert of Italian origin. It is made with a base of 3.25% butterfat whole milk and sugar.

Sorbet

Sorbet (), also called "Italian ice" or "water ice", is a frozen dessert made from sugar-sweetened water with flavoring – typically fruit juice, fruit purée, wine, liqueur or honey. Generally sorbets do not contain dairy ingredients, while sherbets do.

Gelato

Italian or Italian-style ice cream
Raspberry tart topped with vanilla gelato
A cafe famous for its mouthwatering gelatos

Sorbet

A frozen dessert made primarily of fruit juice or fruit purée, sugar, and water.

Gelato

An Italian ice cream or sorbet.
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Sorbet

Frozen fruit juice, sometimes mixed with egg whites, eaten as dessert or between courses of a meal.

Gelato

An Italian variant of ice cream made from milk and sugar, combined with other flavourings. The ingredients are supercooled while stirring to break up ice crystals as they form.

Sorbet

A kind of beverage; sherbet.

Sorbet

An ice containing milk

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