Pear Sorbet

1 can pears — (29 ounce) drained (reserve 1/2 cup syrup)

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 cup eau de vie de poire* — or pear brandy

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

For sorbet: Combine all ingredients in processor and puree until smooth. Turn into ice cream maker and process according to manufacturer’s instructions. Transfer to plastic container and freeze 3 hours. *Available at most liquor stores