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Bing Cherry Sorbet with Prosecco

Photo: José Picayo; Styling: Michele Faro
Hands-on time 30 mins
Total time 4 hrs, 30 mins
Yield Serves 8
For extra cherry essence, top with chopped fresh cherries.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.