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Apricot Bellinis Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol Latimer-Finethy
Added: Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 (15 oz.) cans apricot halves, drained
2 (11.5 oz) cans apricot nectar
1/2 cup sugar
Crushed ice
1 (750-milliliter) bottle sparkling wine or Champagne, chilled
Garnish: fresh mint sprigs

Directions:
Directions:
Process half each of first 3 ingredients in a blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Repeat with remaining apricot halves, nectar, and sugar. Serve over crushed ice with sparkling wine. Garnish, if desired.

Note: You can stir together the apricot mixture and the sparkling wine in a pitcher. Be sure and do this just before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 (1 cup) servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
2 (12 oz.) cans ginger ale or lemon-lime soda may be substituted for sparkling wine or Champagne.

You can use 12 fresh apricots, halved, in place of the canned ones. They're in season in June.

 

 

 

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