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Bing Cherry Sorbet with Prosecco

For extra cherry essence, top with chopped fresh cherries.

Cooking Light JULY 2012

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Hands-on:30 Minutes
  • Total:4 Hours, 30 Minutes


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 214
  • Fat: 0.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 41g
  • Fiber: 1.6g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.3mg
  • Sodium: 0.0mg
  • Calcium: 11mg

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Bing Cherry Sorbet with Prosecco recipe