Waitrose

Spiced plum Bellini

Ingredients

6 Waitrose Perfectly Ripe Red Plums, stoned and roughly chopped
30g Waitrose Light Brown Muscovado Sugar
3cm piece root ginger, thickly sliced
6 peppercorns
100ml Chase English Potato 
75cl bottle Waitrose Prosecco

Method

1 Place the chopped plums, sugar, ginger, peppercorns and 200ml water in a small saucepan and simmer gently for 15 minutes until thickened and pulpy.

2 Pour the mixture into a fine sieve and press gently to extract  the juice. Discard the pulp and allow the juice to cool completely. Stir in the vodka and chill until ready to serve.

3 Pour the plum vodka mix into 6 Champagne coupes (or flutes) and top up with chilled Prosecco. Serve swiftly.

Cook’s tip
Freeze any leftover juice and vodka mix in an ice cube tray and thaw before using.

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes

Makes: 6

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This recipe was first published in Mon Sep 01 09:56:28 BST 2014.