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Christmas festivities call for bubbles, of course, but did you know that the popular Italian fizz makes a wonderfully versatile ingredient in treats and desserts too? We challenged Sainsbury’s bloggers to create their very own Prosecco-based recipes for Christmas, here’s what they came up with.
Bloggers used Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Prosecco.
Sew White’s wonderfully festive cake includes Prosecco-soaked raspberries and cranberries combined with the Christmassy flavours of cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg. To be enjoyed with a glass of Prosecco, of course! See the recipe on Sewwhite.com.
Chocolate and prosecco? Yes please. Messmakesfood’s luxurious truffles are to die for and they’re really easy to make too. Simply mix all the glorious ingredients together, chill and enjoy! These would make a fantastic gift too. See the full recipe on Messmakesfood.com.
Icedjem.com’s adorable mini balls of luxury combine chocolate, cream and, of course, a dash of Prosecco. Melted white chocolate creates the cute Christmas pud topping complete with marzipan holly. See the recipe on Icedjems.com.
Humbugshandbags has turned a traditional summer pud on its head, and we think it’s rather ingenious. Introducing the Christmas Prosecco mess, much like the Eton mess but with Prosecco-soaked cranberries and orange zest thrown in for a festive touch. Yum. See the recipe on Humbugshandbags.wordpress.com.
Smooth and creamy with a minty hit, Thecakehunter’s Prosecco and mint panna cottas are the perfect Christmas dessert. Light and fresh and just the ticket following a heavy Christmas lunch. See the recipe on thecakehunter.co.uk.
Cupcakemum’s delightfully easy-to-make syllabub is irresistibly light and luxurious. Prosecco is mixed with lemon curd and layered up with cream and shortbread biscuits for a dessert with zing. See the recipe at Cupcakemum.net.
According to supergoldenbakes, this may well be ‘the easiest dessert you can make’, and yet the result is a real show-stopper. For this recipe, Prosecco is added to a homemade jelly mix, left to set then beautifully decorated with ruby-red pomegranate seeds and red currant berries. See the recipe at Supergoldenbakes.com.
For ultimate luxury, thisisrocksalt’s layered mousse cake takes some beating. A light Prosecco mousse layer sits on top of a fruit mousse which sits on top of a Prosecco-infused Génoise sponge – topped with cubes of Prosecco jelly. Divine! See the recipe at thisisrocksalt.com.
Inspired by the classic champagne cocktail, yourlastmouthful has adapted her favourite tipple to gorgeously made fruity cupcakes. Bake up a batch and take to Christmas gatherings, just make sure you save one for yourself! See the recipe at yourlastmouthful-blog.com.
Casacostello created celebratory individual pavlovas made of meringue, pomegranate seeds and indulgent Prosecco cream. Perfect to serve to guests when you want to make an impression. See recipe at Casacostello.com.
More brilliant blogger recipes
If you’re wanting to give something a little special this Christmas, why not try your hand at making some edible gifts created by our bloggers?
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