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Sparkly Desserts

I’m not talking about the 4th of July kind of sparkly, I’m talking the adult sparkling wine variety that I keep my cabinet stocked with. I may be known among my girlfriends to always have a bottle of bubbly on hand and ready to open and serve as they walk in the door. And now I’ve found these great recipes to serve the sparkly stuff for dessert. This definitely calls for a ladies night, especially in the heat of the summer. What’s really cool is that I can make some of these with sparkling juice so the small set doesn’t feel left out. Question is, which one should I serve?

Photo: Quentin Bacon for Southern Living


  • Sparkling Wine Gelee 1 of 6
    Sparkling Wine Gelee
    It looks like a glass of champagne, but it's actually a set gelatin made with sparkling wine. This one can be made with sparkling juice to make the kids happy.
    Make your own sparkling wine gelee
  • Grown Up Frozen Pops 2 of 6
    Grown Up Frozen Pops
    I think this might be my favorite sparkly dessert as far as looks go and this one would be so much fun for the kiddos with sparkling juice.
    Get the recipe for grown up frozen pops at Southern Living
  • Sgroppinos: An Italian Frozen Cocktail 3 of 6
    Sgroppinos: An Italian Frozen Cocktail
    For this treat you take a ball of frozen lemon sorbet and pour a bit of vodka and limoncello and finish off with prosecco. I could pull of a virgin version by using lemonade with sparkling white grape juice poured over the sorbet.
    Get the recipe for sgroppinos at Peter Callahan
  • Champagne Cocktail With Mint And Lemon Sorbet 4 of 6
    Champagne Cocktail With Mint And Lemon Sorbet
    You will definitely beat the heat and keep up the giggles and good times with this sparkly dessert and the mint makes it extra refreshing..
    Get the recipe for champagne cocktail with mint and lemon sorbet at Fresh 365
  • Soyer Au Champagne 5 of 6
    Soyer Au Champagne
    Is that ice cream floating in a glass of champagne? Yes, it is and according to serious eats, this is a seriously delicious treat.
    Get the recipe for soyer au champagne at Serious Eats
  • Limoncello Gelee 6 of 6
    Limoncello Gelee
    Another gelatin treat, but this one has limoncello, a sweet and lemony drink.
    Get the recipe for limoncello gelee at Martha Stewart

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