Sloshed Strawberries for My Valentine

Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
3 hrs 10 mins

Did you need a choice? Turn this into a smoothie at serving time by running it in the blender again OR scrape up spoonfuls into pretty serving dishes and drizzle with more WINE or gingerale. Either way--this is sure to capture your Valentine's heart! Just watch out for those brain-freeze headaches!!! COOKING TIME = CHILLING TIME.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix honey, wine and brandy until smooth.
  2. Pour berries & preserves into blender; whirl for 15 seconds; add wine mixture; whirl again until well-blended.
  3. Pour into a 13x9 pan; freeze for 3-4 hours.
  4. SERVING SUGGESTION #1: scrape spoons-ful into tall glass, cover with choice of gingerale, Sprite or 7-Up; stir to mix; add a straw or long-handled spoon; serve.
  5. Garnish with fresh strawberry on a pick-stick or sliced mid-way & perched on the edge of the glass.
  6. SERVING SUGGESTION #2: scrape spoons-ful into blender jar, add 1 cup gingerale and whirl until smooth, pour into glasses and serve with spoon or straw.
  7. Garnish with fresh strawberry on a pick-stick or sliced mid-way & perched on the edge of the glass.
  8. SERVING SUGGESTION #3: scrape spoons-ful of the frosty confection into pretty serving dishes; pour 2-3 T. gingerale or WHITE WINE over; serve with a spoon--eat slowly to avoid brain-freeze (you've been warned).
  9. Garnish with fresh strawberry on a pick-stick or sliced in half top to bottom and arranged artfully on the top.
  10. VARIATIONS: Other berries work magnificently for this, too, as well as mangos.