Strawberries and Prosecco

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 15 servings

Berries and Italian sparkling wine combine in this great beverage.

Ingredients

2 cups ripe strawberries, stems removed, plus extra for garnish
Juice and finely grated rind of 1 orange
` tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 (750ml) bottles Prosecco, chilled

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients, except Prosecco, in a blender and purée. Strain through a fine mesh sieve into a small bowl. Refrigerate until ready to serve. (This can be done 1 or 2 days in advance.)
  2. Place about 1 tablespoon of strawberry purée in bottom of Champagne flutes. Top with Prosecco and garnish with strawberry. Serves 15.

Note: For a kid-friendly alternative, mix the strawberry purée with sparkling water, lemon-lime soda or sparkling grape juice.

By Brian Morris, Relish Cooking Show

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