Peach sorbet & prosecco cocktail

peach sorbet cocktailWhat are the two best things about summer? Ice-cream and cocktails…. and the weather, al fresco dinners, summer wardrobes and generally being in a better mood, but we’re just concentrating on the two for this post! Well, not really ice-cream, sorbet but hey go with it!

 

I’ve been seeing a slight frosé (frozen rosé) craze circulating the Internet this summer, but because I’m more of a prosecco fan, I decided to adapt the frosé and make my own version. I call it a peach sorbet & prosecco cocktail…doesn’t quite have the same ring to it, does it? It isn’t much of a recipe, as it’s pretty simple, so don’t call me a mixologist just yet, but it’s a lovely drink that you can serve up easily for a BBQ or any get together this summer.

peach sorbet cocktail

First the sorbet…

Ingredients:

4 ripe peaches

½ cup sugar

2 tablespoons of lemon juice

ice cubes

salt

  1. Peel the peaches, cut in small cubes and freeze overnight.
  2. Stir sugar in ½ cup of water, and blend with the frozen peaches and a few ice cubes.
  3. Add the salt and lemon and blitz until smooth.
  4. Transfer to a loaf pan and freeze (either for a couple of hours or overnight)

peach sorbet cocktail

The cocktail….

Ingredients:

Peach sorbet

Prosecco

Elderflower cordial

Mint leaves or rosemary for garnish

 

  1. Add an ice-cream scoop full of the sorbet to each glass
  2. Pour in a capful of elderflower cordial and top it up with prosecco
  3. Serve up with a sprig mint or rosemary to garnish and voila!

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