Strawberry Bellini
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Recipe type: Cocktail
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Serves: 6 servings
 
Enjoy a refreshing and fruity champagne cocktail flavored with fresh strawberry sauce.
Ingredients
For the Strawberry Sauce:
  • 1 lb. Florida Strawberries, tops cut off and halved
  • ½ c. sugar
  • 2 T. cornstarch
  • 3 T. water
For the Bellini:
  • 1 bottle champagne or sparkling wine
  • Strawberry Sauce
  • 6 strawberries
Instructions
  1. Place the Florida Strawberries, sugar, and cornstarch in a food processor. Process until smooth.
  2. Pour the strawberry mixture into a saucepan along with 3 tablespoons of water. Bring the mixture to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes while stirring frequently. Remove from heat and cool completely.
  3. When the strawberry mixture is cool divide it into ¼ cup servings and place in freezer bags, remove all air, and zip them up. You can freeze this strawberry sauce for up to 6 months.
  4. To make the bellini's, place 1-2 teaspoons of thawed strawberry sauce in the bottom of each of 6 champagne flutes. Fill with champagne or sparkling wine.
  5. Make a slit in each of the strawberries and place on the rim of the flute.
Notes
A Hezzi-D Original recipe
Recipe by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks at https://www.hezzi-dsbooksandcooks.com/strawberry-bellinis/