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Black Pepper–Raspberry Sorbet with Prosecco
© Jody Horton

Black Pepper-Raspberry Sorbet with Prosecco

  • TOTAL TIME: 10 MIN Plus 3 hr freezing
  • SERVINGS: 8
  • BASIC-EASY
  • MAKE-AHEAD

Chef James Holmes of Olivia, in Austin, topped raw oysters with this sweet-savory sorbet before deciding it would make an excellent cocktail with Prosecco. A good-quality, store-bought raspberry sorbet is a fine shortcut.

  1. One 750-milliliter bottle Prosecco, chilled
  2. 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  3. 1 pint raspberry sorbet, softened slightly
  1. In a large bowl, sprinkle the pepper all over the sorbet and fold it in with a rubber spatula. Cover and freeze for about 3 hours, until firm.
  2. Chill 8 champagne saucers. Using a 1/2-ounce ice cream scoop, place 3 scoops of sorbet in each saucer. Pour about 1/3 cup of Prosecco into each saucer.
Make Ahead The black pepper–raspberry sorbet can be frozen for up to 3 days.