Cava Sorbet, Spanish

"I think the Spanish are onto something here. This can be used as a drink or a frozen dessert. Freezing time not given. Posted for Zaar World Tour III"
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Ready In:


  • 1 (750 ml) bottle cava wine or (750 ml) bottle sparkling wine
  • 1 quart lemon sorbet or 1 quart lime sorbet
  • 12 lemon, juice of


  • Allow the tub of sorbet to soften.
  • In a large bowl, beat the sorbet, lemon juice and cava (sparkling wine) until creamy.
  • Either serve straight away as a drink, or pour into dessert bowls and freeze.

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  1. Mia 3
    I just had this drink about 3 wks ago at a wedding, here in Portugal, it is often served in between the meals, as here you always have 2 main dishes one fish the other meat. The drink in served after your first dish, this is to help the digestion. It is quite good, you may find it a little bitter at first but you easy adapt yourself to it.
  2. OStreetGuy55
    I forgot I was going to make this for dessert for tonight’s Easter Supper until it was too later to get it to the ‘frozen sorbet’ stage. As others have noted, it didn’t matter, I served it in some old 60’s giant champagne glasses and it was a hit! Definitely a keeper and can’t wait to make it again.
  3. Kim127
    Loved, Loved, Loved this. I am a big lemon fan anyways, but this was outstanding. I will be making this again tonight!!! I halved the recipe as I could only find pints of lemon sorbet. I will see if they have lime too. I had it both as a drink and as a dessert. I wouldn't complain about getting this either way!! Thanks Annacia for a new summer treat!!
  4. Auntie Jan
    This was a wonderful end of to an evening. I can't tell you the exact amounts I used since I just did myself up a mug of it and I kind of eyeballed it, but I'm going back for 2nds. It was that good. I used sherbert and wine. If I could give it more than 5 stars I would. Thanks Annacia
  5. Susie D
    I made this for a frozen dessert. I subbed a non alcoholic sparkling wine to make this and used lemon sherbert. It was very cool & refreshing. Reviewed for the World Tour 3.



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