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Total Time
2hrs
Prep
2 hrs
Cook
0 mins

Prosecco and Strawberries: Delightful, Refreshing & DELICIOUS! Simply a MUST for the Strawberry Lover! A Skinny Guinea Cooks and Tastes All Things Italian, by Erica De Mane. Erica De Mane is a chef and food writer who specializes in Southern Italian cooking. To read the complete article on this wonderfully delightful cocktail go to: http://ericademane.com/2008/08/21/prosecco-and-strawberries-a-new-cocktail/

Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 pint tristar strawberry, hulled, plus 5 nice looking strawberries left whole for garnish (or another late-summer variety)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, if needed, to taste
  • 5 teaspoons limoncello, chilled (or a little more to taste)
  • 750 ml brut prosecco, chilled

Directions

  1. THE STRAWBERRY PUREE.
  2. Put the hulled strawberries in a food processor along with about 1/2 cup of cold water.
  3. Purée until very smooth, and pour through a fine-mesh strainer.
  4. Taste the purée, If you’d like it sweeter, add a little sugar.
  5. Chill for at least 2 hours.
  6. Chill five champagne flutes.
  7. THE COCKTAIL.
  8. Add 1½ tablespoons of strawberry purée to each glass.
  9. Add a teaspoon (or a little more to taste) of limoncello to each one, and then fill the glass with the prosecco.
  10. Garnish each drink with a strawberry and serve right away.