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This spritzy peach sorbet recipe is a quick way to use up ripe fruit to make a delectable dessert. For a prettier sorbet, leave the peels on the fresh peaches. If Champagne is out of the budget, try Spanish Cava or Italian Prosecco.

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Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2013

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total:
4 hrs 45 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Puree peaches in a food processor until smooth.

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  • Combine Champagne (or sparkling wine or white grape juice), lemon juice and sugar in a small saucepan. Heat over medium heat, stirring, until the sugar is dissolved.

  • Stir the syrup into the fruit puree. Chill the mixture in the refrigerator until cold, about 4 hours.

  • Pour the sorbet mixture into an ice cream maker. (No ice cream maker? See Tips.) Freeze according to the manufacturer's directions.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Freeze in an airtight container for up to 1 week. Let soften slightly before serving.

Tips:
If using frozen fruit, measure it frozen and then thaw before pureeing.

If you don't have an ice cream maker, freeze the mixture in a shallow metal cake pan or ice cube trays until solid, about 6 hours. Break into chunks and process in a food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides as needed.

Nutrition Facts

102 calories; protein 0.8g; carbohydrates 20.5g; dietary fiber 1.1g; sugars 18.9g; fat 0.2g; vitamin a iu 251.1IU; vitamin c 5.8mg; folate 3.5mcg; calcium 4.9mg; iron 0.2mg; magnesium 7mg; potassium 148.5mg; sodium 0.2mg; added sugar 13g.
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