Recipe: Champagne Gelee with Mixed Berries
If you enjoy the taste of fresh, sweet berries, and you like a nice glass of champagne every once in a while, you will like this recipe. It is quite simple and takes very little time to prepare. The trick is to use fresh fruit, although frozen fruit can be used; just make sure it is high-quality. Additionally, your champagne should be the good stuff. When you serve this treat, your dinner guests will marvel at your gourmet skills. This champagne and fresh fruit gelee dish is guaranteed to being a crowd pleaser.
2 mugs high-quality champagne
1/2 mug granulated sugar
1/2 cup cool water
A pack of unflavored gelatine
Blended berries: strawberries, raspberries,. boysenberries, olallieberries, blueberries (about one cup each)
Put the Champagne right into a 1-quart glass loaf frying pan. Add the sugar and also stir sometimes till the sugar dissolves. Put the cold water into a tiny saucepan and sprinkle the gelatine over the water slowly and also equally so it will certainly take in without clumps. Let rest for 5 minutes.
Warm the gelatine mixture over reduced heat simply up until the gelatine thaws. Slowly pour the liquified gelatine right into the sparkling wine, stirring frequently. Cover with plastic and put in the refrigerate until the next day.
Clean the strawberries. Take the desert gelee from the frig and pull a blade through it in a criss-cross design simply to dissect it a bit. Spoon some gelee right into the bottom of a balloon wine glass or other wide-mouthed glass, then position a layer of berries ahead. Repeat until the glass is 2/3 to 3/4 full.
At this moment you can cover each glass with plastic, as well as return it to the fridge until you are ready to serve it. For an extra treat, top each glass with homemade whipped cream.