Sorbet and Champagne Cocktail

Don’t you love foods that can do double duty?  Buy it for one purpose… then get inspired!  Take sorbet for example.  You can feed it to a sick child (or a teen who just had their wisdom teeth out—ahem) or you can add it to Champagne or Prosecco for a festive New Year’s (or other special occasion) drink. 

Sorbet & Champagne Cocktail

Sorbet & Champagne Cocktail

Or Mom can have a pre New Year Sorbet and Champagne Cocktail—perhaps after her 43rd trip up the stairs carrying fresh ice packs, or pureed soup.   Open Champagne for Sorbet and Champagne Cocktail

Open Champagne for Sorbet and Champagne Cocktail

I’ve seem some lovely Champagne cocktails this season.  Cook fresh fruit into a puree, strain, add cream, mix with Champagne.  But with a quality sorbet you get almost the same thing (okay, it’s not organic and local) but with, um, no work. 

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Easy is really important on your 44th trip up the stairs.  Or even your 5th holiday party in 4 days…   Pour champagne for Sorbet and Champagne Cocktail

I used raspberry sorbet in our Sorbet and Champagne Cocktail, because the oral surgeon said no citrus–and raspberry is a family fave.  For an actual New Year’s party, I might go with tangerine for a white and gold theme.   prep sorbet & champagne002

For Christmas, Valentine’s Day or a baby shower, raspberry is perfect.  Or go wild and pick your favorite flavor whether it matches your decor or not!  sorbet-&-champagne-1

Yes, a Sorbet and Champagne Cocktail is perfect way to toast to festivities wherever you find them!   A Happy she’ll be eating solid food in a couple days New Year to all!  sorbet-&-champagne-2

Sorbet and Champagne Cocktail
Serves 6
Need a drink that is festive, quick & delicious? Try a sorbet & champagne cocktail. Color match to your occasion--orange for New Years, berry for Christmas
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Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
52 calories
8 g
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0 g
0 g
0 g
80 g
6 g
6 g
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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
80g
Servings
6
Amount Per Serving
Calories 52
Calories from Fat 2
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
1%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 6mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates 8g
3%
Dietary Fiber 1g
5%
Sugars 6g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A
1%
Vitamin C
44%
Calcium
2%
Iron
1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 bottle Champagne or Prosecco
  2. 6 tablespoons sorbet--raspberry or your favorite flavor
  3. garnish with berries, orange slices
Instructions
  1. Drop about a tablespoon of sorbet into a champagne glass
  2. Very slowly top with champagne. Be careful since it will bubble up a lot.
  3. Garnish as desired and serve immediately.
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calories
52
fat
0g
protein
0g
carbs
8g
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8 thoughts on “Sorbet and Champagne Cocktail

  1. Kathy

    This would definetly be my way to welcome in the New Year! Your photos are gorgeous, Inger! Wishing you and yours a very Happy and Healthy 2016! Cheers!

    1. Inger

      Isn’t that one of the nice things about blogging Kathy–have it once to do the post, then again on New Year’s Eve! Wishing you a great 2016 as well!

  2. Louise

    Here’a a toast to all those flights up and down, Inger, lol…A Sorbet and Champagne Cocktail sounds just wonderful! Which reminds me, I better get some Champagne, quick!!!

    Thanks for sharing, Inger…Wishing You and Yours a Happy, Healthy and Safe New Year. I can’t wait to see what 2016 brings:)

  3. grace

    this is like an elegant version of my grandma’s favorite punch recipe. you know the one, right, with ginger ale and sherbet, popular at showers and parties and such? this is much more my style. 🙂

    1. Inger

      You know I never thought of the resemblance to punch–and I still have my grandmother’s punch bowl! But I am with you on going with this version!

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