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Cava Sorbet     Veg  CD DP Spanish  25mins plus freezing


Cava is a Spanish sparkling wine made by the 'Champenoise' production method



Serves 4    Cold   Alcohol Vegetarian   Dessert  Ices   Gluten Wheat free  Eggless Spain  Europe



300ml/10fl.oz. Water

350g/12oz Granulated Sugar

The juice of 1 Orange

30ml/1fl.oz. Brandy

300ml/10fl.oz. Cava or Sparkling wine

270ml/9fl.oz. Double Cream




1. Place the water and sugar into a saucepan and stir over a gentle heat until the sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil then simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and leave to cool.


2. Add the orange juice, brandy and Cava to cooled syrup and mix well. Pour into a freezer tray and freeze until the mixture is almost frozen.


3. Remove it from the freezer and turn it into a bowl. In another bowl whip the cream until stiff, then add to the frozen syrup and mash the two well together. Return mixture to freezer and freeze until solid.


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Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

Beat To introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.


Freezing/Make ahead


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