Sparkling Apricot Sorbet


Sparkling Apricot Sorbet


Quantity Ingredients
1 cup sugar
2 cups sparkling wine
2 2-inch strips lemon peel
1 1/2 lbs apricots, peeled, pitted and halved
pinch salt


  1. Combine sugar, sparkling wine, lemon peel, apricots, and salt in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat, and cool. Discard lemon peel. Transfer mixture to a blender; process until smooth. Pour mixture through a sieve over a bowl; discard solids.
  3. Cover and chill.
  4. Transfer mixture to the freezer can of an ice cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. Scrape sorbet into a freezer-safe container; freeze 2 hours or until firm.

YIELD: about 4 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)