Bing Cherry Sorbet with Prosecco

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Bing Cherry Sorbet with ProseccoRecipe
Photo: José Picayo; Styling: Michele Faro
For extra cherry essence, top with chopped fresh cherries.
Serves 8


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1 cup sugar
2/3 cup water
4 cups pitted fresh Bing cherries (about 1 1/3 pounds)
3 tablespoons amaretto
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 2/3 cups prosecco or other sparkling white wine, chilled


Hands-on: 30 Minutes
Total: 4 Hours, 30 Minutes

1. Combine 1 cup sugar and 2/3 cup water in a 2-cup glass measuring cup. Microwave at HIGH 2 minutes. Cool completely. Place sugar syrup, cherries, amaretto, and lime juice in a blender; process 1 minute or until smooth. Pour mixture into the freezer can of a tabletop ice-cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. Spoon sorbet into a freezer-safe container; cover and freeze for 4 hours or until firm. Pour 1/3 cup prosecco into each of 8 chilled dessert bowls; spoon about 1/3 cup sorbet into each glass or bowl.

Created date

June 2012

Nutritional Information

Calories 214
Fat 0.2 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 41 g
Fiber 1.6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 0.0 mg
Calcium 11 mg