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“Tree-ripened Ontario plums offer a refreshing and aromatic summer aperitif. Add a splash of sparkling wine or gingerale for a touch of flair.” – Chef Mark Picone, Vineland, ON

Prep Time10 mins

INGREDIENTS

 1 lb ripe Ontario plums, golden or blue, washed and pitted
 2 tbsp honey
 1 tbsp fresh chopped mint
 1 tsp lemon juice
 ½ lemon zest
 1 cup crushed ice (or 2 cups [500 mL] cubed ice)
 splash of sparkling wine
 Fresh mint sprigs

DIRECTIONS

1

In a blender, add plums, honey, mint, lemon juice and zest and blend until smooth, scraping down the sides as necessary.

2

Add ice and blend until slushy.

3

Distribute evenly between two glasses, top with a splash of sparkling wine and a sprig of mint.

Ingredients

 1 lb ripe Ontario plums, golden or blue, washed and pitted
 2 tbsp honey
 1 tbsp fresh chopped mint
 1 tsp lemon juice
 ½ lemon zest
 1 cup crushed ice (or 2 cups [500 mL] cubed ice)
 splash of sparkling wine
 Fresh mint sprigs

Directions

1

In a blender, add plums, honey, mint, lemon juice and zest and blend until smooth, scraping down the sides as necessary.

2

Add ice and blend until slushy.

3

Distribute evenly between two glasses, top with a splash of sparkling wine and a sprig of mint.

PLUM’ILICIOUS