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Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 mins

“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

 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

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


Add ice and blend until slushy.


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

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 88