Showstopping Strawberry Bellini

Published on Mon, 05/08/2017 - 8:00am

It’s so much fun making cocktails for special days in our lives!  What would a great celebration be without a showstopper champagne or prosecco cocktail?  This dreamy red Strawberry Bellini beauty is so simple to make and it definitely delivers the visual wow factor, along with fabulous fresh strawberry flavor.

Perfect for Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, wedding anniversaries, spring brunches, and so many more special occasions that call for glasses hoisted high for a toast and friendly clink. Serve with some dainty cookies and favorite chocolates, and your celebration is sure to be a hit.

Strawberry Bellini

Ingredients:

3 c. freshly picked strawberries

1/4 c. powdered sugar

2 Tbsp strawberry Moscato

2 c. rosé champagne or prosecco

Additional strawberries for garnish

Instructions:

Puree fresh strawberries in a blender or food processor and strain through a sieve to remove the seeds. (But save the pulp for using in smoothies or for a sauce to serve over ice cream)

In a blender, blend together strained strawberry juice, powdered sugar, and strawberry moscato until smooth.

Chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to an hour.

Pour the strawberry mixture evenly among 4 champagne flute glasses.

Top each with 1/2 c. champagne or prosecco.

Serve with chocolates and dainty cookies.