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Tangerine Sorbet Champagne Floats

Fresh homemade sorbet made with tangerines and sparkling wine served with more sparkling wine - floats for grown-ups!


  • 2 ½ cups fresh tangerine juice (600 ml)
  • ½ cup sparkling wine (125 ml)
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar (150 grams)
  • Additional sparkling wine , for serving


  • In a small saucepan, heat 1 cup of the tangerine juice and the sugar over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
  • Pour the mixture in a bowl and add the remaining tangerine juice and sparkling wine. Chill completely in the fridge.
  • Freeze the mixture in an ice cream machine according to manufacturer's instructions. Sorbet will be soft.
  • Place the sorbet in the freezer for at least 2 hours to firm up.
  • To serve, scoop the sorbet into wine glasses or champagne flutes. Pour sparkling wine over the sorbet. Serve immediately.


  • You can use any type of orange citrus - oranges, tangerines, mandarins, clementines, etc.
  • Recipe originally published December 2012. Photos have been updated and clarifications made in the recipe instructions.


Calories: 153kcal, Carbohydrates: 36g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 3mg, Potassium: 224mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 34g, Vitamin A: 207IU, Vitamin C: 52mg, Calcium: 13mg, Iron: 1mg
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