This Peach Bellini is such a light and delicious, refreshing cocktail. It uses simple ingredients, you’ll use fresh peaches (or frozen and thawed) to make a peach purée and then, prosecco. Today we are sharing an Easy Peach Bellini Recipe that you will love!
The original Bellini was made in 1948 by Giuseppe Cipriani in Italy. He was the founder of the legendary Harry’s Bar in Venezia.
A traditional Bellini is made using white peach puree, but don’t worry, you can make it with yellow peaches as well. We live right down the road from the peach capital of Alabama, and yellow peaches are the thing here where we are during peach season. Peaches are literally everywhere, at all the Farmers’ markets. If you can find fresh white peaches where you are, just know you are getting a true sense of the original Bellini, but yellow peaches are delicious, too.
What is a Bellini made of?
A Bellini has two ingredients- peach purée and prosecco! It doesn’t get more simple than that.
Peach Bellini Ingredients:
- 2 cups fresh or frozen peaches (thawed)
- 6 oz. prosecco, chilled (or your sparkling wine of choice)
- Fresh peach slices for garnish
Equipment needed- you’ll only need a couple of tools to make a great Bellini- a blender or food processor, and champagne flutes (we used fun stemless champagne flutes).
How to Make a Peach Bellini
It is so easy to make great Bellinis, there are just a few simple steps.
Step 1: To make peach puree, add peaches to your blender or food processor, and blend for 60 seconds, until pureed. If your blender has a puree setting, it will work perfectly. For best results, chill peach puree and prosecco for 2-3 hours before serving.
Step 2: Add 3 oz. of peach puree to a champagne flute.
Step 3: Top with 3 oz. prosecco.
Step 4: Garnish with fresh peach slices, optional
What is the difference between a Mimosa and Bellini?
Typically, a Mimosa is made using champagne, and a Bellini is made using Prosecco, or sparkling wine.
Can I use peach juice or peach nectar instead of the peach purée?
You can! While we really love the fresh peach purée, you can certainly make that swap if it’s easier.
How much alcohol is in a Bellini?
A Bellini contains 3 ounces of prosecco. It’s not super- boozy, but you could always alter this to suit your tastes, and it would be super simple to add a shot of vodka, or a splash of peach schnapps or other peach liqueur.
Can I use canned peaches?
No, I don’t think that would turn out nearly as well as fresh or frozen, and frozen really make this whole process simple so I would use those, or the peach nectar if you can’t get your hands on real peaches.
How to make a big batch of Bellini cocktails
To make a pitcher of this Classic Bellini drink, combine a whole bottle of prosecco with about 3 cups of peach purée. To make that much puree, keep it easy by purchasing frozen peaches and letting them thaw. No peeling or chopping needed!
You can make any flavor Bellini by swapping out the fruit when you make your fruit puree. Consider strawberries, pineapple, or even mango for a fun alternative.
This is such an easy Bellini recipe. We love a classic cocktail with fresh fruit. Ripe peaches make for a delicious, easy Peach Bellini recipe. It is a simple cocktail, full of peach flavor, and the perfect drink for a hot Summer day or a weekend brunch.
Be sure and check out our other delicious Bellini recipes-
Frozen Peach Bellini
and, our other delicious Peach cocktails-
- 2 cups fresh or frozen (and thawed) peaches
- 3 oz. prosecco, chilled
- Fresh peach slices for garnish, optional
- To make peach puree, add peaches to your blender, and blend for 60 seconds, until pureed. If your blender has a puree setting, it will work perfectly. For best results, chill peach puree for 2-3 hours before serving.
- Add 3 oz. of peach puree to a champagne flute.
- Top with 3 oz. prosecco
- Garnish with fresh peach slices, if desired
Refrigerate leftover peach puree and enjoy for up to 3 days.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 250
Nutrition information isn’t always accurate.