Apricot Bellinis

Recipe by KimmieCat1
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 8 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    (15 ounce) cans apricot halves, drained (don't mix the 2 cans together)
  • 2
    (11 1/2 ounce) cans apricot nectar (don't mix the 2 cans together)
  • 12
    cup sugar, divided
  • crushed ice
  • 1
    (750 ml) bottle sparkling wine or (750 ml) bottle champagne, chilled
  • fresh mint sprig (optional, for garnish)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Process half each of apricot halves, apricot nectar, and sugar in a blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Repeat with remaining apricot halves, nectar, and sugar.
  • Serve over crushed ice with sparkling wine/Champagne or ginger ale/lemon-lime soda. Garnish, if desired. * Note: You can stir together the the apricot mixture and the sparking wine/Champagne/soda in a picture. Be sure and do this just before serving.
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